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Is it right or wrong to feel the need to tell your friends boyfriend of her genital herpes?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Right

If she has not or will not tell him, you should.
It is the right thing to do.

In brief: Right

If she has not or will not tell him, you should.
It is the right thing to do.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Probably not...

This is private between them. She may be taking precautions to protect him. Instead of telling him, a better plan is to speak with her. Tell her what you know (or suspect) and remind her that she has a moral obligation to tell her current and future partner(s) about her genital herpes.
Then you've done your part. If you then learn she is lying to him about it, maybe send him an anonymous note.

In brief: Probably not...

This is private between them. She may be taking precautions to protect him. Instead of telling him, a better plan is to speak with her. Tell her what you know (or suspect) and remind her that she has a moral obligation to tell her current and future partner(s) about her genital herpes.
Then you've done your part. If you then learn she is lying to him about it, maybe send him an anonymous note.
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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