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What if I feel self-conscious about having genital herpes?

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Genital herpes is very common. Although there's no cure, it probably will not cause serious health problems later. It’s simply a condition you have, and you can learn to manage it.

SOURCES:  Fleming, et al. "Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 in the United States, 1976 to 1994," New England Journal of Medicine, Oct. 16, 1997. Terri Warren, RN, Westover Heights Clinic, Portland, Ore. Warren, Terri, RN, and Warren, Ricks, PhD, The Updated Herpes Handbook. Portland Press, 2002.

Reviewed by Michael W. Smith on April 3, 2019

SOURCES:  Fleming, et al. "Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 in the United States, 1976 to 1994," New England Journal of Medicine, Oct. 16, 1997. Terri Warren, RN, Westover Heights Clinic, Portland, Ore. Warren, Terri, RN, and Warren, Ricks, PhD, The Updated Herpes Handbook. Portland Press, 2002.

Reviewed by Michael W. Smith on April 3, 2019

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