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Oh No another STD
      04/24/11 02:24 PM

Hey guys. At the end of my rope here. I have been living with HIV for about a year now and coping relatively well. Three weeks ago I woke up with my first cold sore on my lip. When I went to the doctor, he took a sample, and about a week later I tested posative for hsv1.

I don't know why, but for some reason I feel just as much stigma with this as my HIV infection. Now when I look in the mirror, espestally with a cold sore, I see myself as very diseased and contagious person.

In a way I feel that thus is worst than my HIV infection because one, it's much more contagious and two, unlike my HIV infection everyone can see it.

This really sucks because now when I date someone I have to tell them about both my HIV status and my herpes.

Sorry for the rant...very depressed.

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* Oh No another STD Rick1977 04/24/11 02:24 PM
. * Re: Oh No another STD MagicCityEC   06/20/11 07:41 PM
. * Re: Oh No another STD Parsons1979   04/27/11 10:38 PM
. * Re: Oh No another STD Rick1977   05/08/11 12:28 PM
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