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Please tell me will my life be different if i was infected with herpes? Either physically, mentally, emotionally and socially?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
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We believe probably as many as 75% of the population carries the virus, so it is quite common. The good news is that it doesn't cause cancer, but is emotionally and socially upsetting. Know your options, and now there are many. You can reduce shedding to one day a year by taking daily antivirals . see a derm to get more answers. knowledge is power

In brief: This is a very good

question.
We believe probably as many as 75% of the population carries the virus, so it is quite common. The good news is that it doesn't cause cancer, but is emotionally and socially upsetting. Know your options, and now there are many. You can reduce shedding to one day a year by taking daily antivirals . see a derm to get more answers. knowledge is power
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