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What To Do When You Find Out Your Boyfriend Has Herpes

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My boyfriend cheated and now I have proctitis....could it be herpes?

Dr. Frascino,Thank you for taking the time to consider my question.Two months ago my boyfriend topped another guy without a condom. The next day he topped ME without a condom without telling me what had happened. A couple of days later we were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It certainly does sound like you and your boyfriend had an STD. I would not immediately assume herpes simples II is the culprit, based on the information you provided. I would, however, suggest you make a follow-up appointment with your doctor... Read more »

boyfriend diagnosed HIV+

I'm aware of the many new products "out there" that can make HIV a livable... Read more »

Scared my boyfriend gave me chlamydia.

Hi, to make this easy, I'm 19 years old and here is a list of my sexual history. I am asking... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Simple (lceras Bucales y Herpes Genital)

¿Qué Es el Herpes? El VHS y el VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite el VHS? ¿Cómo Se Trata el Herpes? ¿Se Puede Prevenir el Herpes? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es el Herpes? El herpes simple se refiere a un grupo de virus que infecta a los seres... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Zoster (Culebrilla)

¿Qué Es el Herpes Zoster? Herpes Zoster y VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite? ¿Cómo Se Trata? ¿Se Puede Prevenir? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es el Herpes Zoster? Es una enfermedad muy dolorosa causada por el mismo virus tipo herpes que causa la... Read more »

Boyfriend Tested Negative

Autumn Preusser "I'm a 31-year-old transsexual woman living in rural Arkansas with my boyfriend of five years. I enjoy dancing and music, and I really like photography. I am disabled and on SSI (Supplemental Security Income). Right now I'm just... Read more »
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My boyfriend cheated on me

Posted by hecheated, 3 Replies
I found out about 2 weeks ago that my boyfriend cheated on me.
Before we had sex the first time I was tested for HIV and my test was negative. It was a blood test that took a week to get back to me.
(i live in BC,Canada) That was a bit over 3 years... Read more »

Fears of infecting my boyfriend.

Posted by DS86, 7 Replies
I have been positive for over two years now. I met my boyfriend a year and two months ago. We have a typical relationship, we love each other but have ups and downs. I fear that my sexual desire has been lessened because of being infected and I also... Read more »

I need advice about informing abusive ex-boyfriend

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What do I do?

I was involved with a guy last summer. He was verbally abusive, but I tried to make it work.

In late August, he started to complain of a "burn" he'd sustained near his groin area, and a swelling in his testicles. A month later, after... Read more »

Herpes part 2

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Thank you guys for your immediate response. I am glad to know i dont have to wait until September to retest. I will take the ORAsure? swap test at the clinic. My boyfriend also tested on the same day he was negative but almost had a heart attack... Read more »