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How could my life be different if i had genital herpes?

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Dr. James Lin
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More to cope...: As we age, we have to continually learn more & more on how to cope with managing "endless" events inside personal visible and invisible worlds. With this context in mind, adding genital herpes will bring more hassles to the affected to manage. So, life is a process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, and continuation.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

What are the different causes of genital herpes?

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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Herpes simplex virus: Herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (hsv). Hsv 1 is the main cause of genital herpes, while hsv 2 causes cold sores. Herpes zoster causes shingles. All are contagious as long as sores (lesions) are present even of they are healing. Avoid contact, or sharing body fluids, or using glasses and utensils used by someone with active herpes.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Could genital herpes ruin your life?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Having genital: Herpes may require one to adapt some behaviors but should not ruin one's life.

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