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Will I Ever Be Able To Find A Relationship With Someone If I Have Herpes

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...have substantial emotional effects on you and your sexual partner, whether or not you have symptoms. Proper counseling and treatment can help you and your partner learn to cope with the disease, recurrent episodes, personal relationships, and fertility issues. Treatment Although there is no cure for genital herpes, your health care provider might prescribe an antiviral medicine to treat your symptoms and to help prevent future...
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NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is indeed accurate, yes, there would be a theoretical risk that infectious bodily fluids could transmit the virus to areas of herpetic lesions, even if the lesions are healed or not presently open and active.Dr. BobU.S. National Institute of... Read more »

HIV, herpes, Hep C

I am dating a guy who had hep C. I have herpes; I contracted it on my behind. The meds have controlled it, and I did not transmit it to a previous companion during the years that we were together. I am about to reveal my herpes status to my new...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I think it is reasonable to stay on suppressive medications for your herpes. Hepatitis C infection can be uncommonly spread through sexual transmission. This is usually associated with traumatic sex or Read more »

Am I dangerous? Him: hiv +; me: herpes.. Afraid for him.

I'm in the beginnings of a new relationship with an hiv + man. I have herpes from my ex-husband and fear two things. One, telling him -- we haven't had sex yet -- and two, being a danger to him. I am afraid of risking his health and life by...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...surprising that you do not want to tell him about your herpes when he has let you know that he has HIV. It's important in intimate relationships that you be able to talk freely with each other about such matters. And this can be done in the... Read more »

Is herpes curable or treatable?

I am suffering from Herpes. Is there any cure forever? what will be the outcome if I get married? Any treatments availabel?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...your doctor to see if these medications may be able to help you. Having herpes should not have any significant affect on your relationships (including marriage). If your partner truly loves you and cares about you, having herpes will not... Read more »
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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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...transmitted diseases, including genital herpes, is to abstain from sexual contact, or to be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and is known to be uninfected. Genital ulcer diseases can occur in... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Masri-Lavine L, Young M, Anastos K, Augenbraun M, Watts, H. (2004) Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on anemia and relationship between anemia and survival in a large cohort of HIV-infected women: Women's Interagency HIV Study. ... Read more »
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Genital Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Any positive guys out there who have also dealt with genital herpes? I'm curious to know how you've handled the issue in dating and sexual situations. How do you tell someone you're HIV-positive AND have genital herpes? Read more »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have had herpes of the mouth since i was a pre teen about once every two years. Not with hiv, my outbreaks are happening sooner, does anyboyd Read more »

dating positive

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...it.....be happy. Then, a little voice in my head has me detoured and then I dwell on the question. Will I be safe, will the relationship, health, sex, be the same as any relationship? Am I being selfish? Foolish? Or careful? I'm confused and... Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...this product is over 98%. We recommend people test themselves and their partners for HIV when moving into new long term relationships. People with multiple sex partners should test themselves regularly, in order not to pose a risk to others.... Read more »