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    Understanding Genital Herpes -- Symptoms

    Genital herpes most often appears as one or more blisters on or around the genitals or rectum. When these blisters burst they leave the tender sores known as ulcers. The first time a person has a herpes outbreak, the ulcers may take two to four weeks to heal. The next outbreaks may not occur for weeks, months, or even later. When they do, they usually are less severe than the first outbreak. Herpes infection doesn't go away, but the outbreaks tend to become less frequent over time. Genital...

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    Related Web Site: Centers for Disease Control

    This site includes fact sheets, treatment guidelines, and statistics on herpes prevalence. This link takes you to their web site.

    Centers for Disease Control

    Related Web Site: Antopia

    Antopia is a dating and social support community for people with genital herpes, with nearly 60,000 members. This link takes you to their web site.

    Antopia

    Related Web Site: American Social Health Association

    This group provides educational materials, a hotline, and in-person support groups for people with herpes and other STDs. This link will take you to their web site.

    American Social Health Association

    Related Web Site: International Herpes Management Forum

    Oriented toward health care providers, this site also includes some patient information and a wealth of technical information. This link takes you to their web site.

    International Herpes Management Forum

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