Online dating for people with herpes
If you take all of these precautions, you might, in fact, be a safer partner than someone who has not been tested recently for STD’s and is taking no particular precautions.Just using a condom, for instance, does not guarantee against the spread of many STD’s, including herpes.Some have proven benefits, while others are bogus, and still others need more study. Herpes Self-Monitoring: Some people can *tell* that they might be having an HSV-1 or HSV-2 outbreak – because they feel a tingling or other sensation – even if it never turns into a sore or any other visible symptom.It has not been determined whether or not any herbal or natural supplements have any effect on reducing the risk of HSV-1 or HSV-2 transmission. Many people feel things like this in advance of a real outbreak.There are no published studies about self-monitoring, so you just need to go by common sense.
Asking our potential partners to get tested may seem awkward, but just think of the favor you will be doing for yourself and everyone else – if someone who has it, finally learns that they have it and can start doing something about it. reserves the right to determine which articles may be published.All articles will become the exclusive property of In many cases, condoms do not cover the area where the outbreaks or shedding occurs. Suppressive Therapy: In studies, Acyclovir and Valtrex (a derivative of Acyclovir/Zovirax) taken daily have been shown to greatly reduce the risk of transmission to a non-infected partner.In one study, taking Acyclovir daily as suppressive therapy was so effective, that the percent of days that patients were shedding the virus was reduced to less than 1%!