Mom Issues Warning on Facebook – Kissing Baby Led to Herpes

U.K. mom Claire Henderson took to Facebook to warn other parents about an unlikely danger facing newborns — a simple kiss from a well-meaning visitor. Henderson posted pictures of her month-old daughter Brooke with visible cold sores on her face and around her lips. She says Brooke contracted herpes simplex […] Read more »

Genital Herpes – Creating Choices

Nothing Meaningful ever gets forgotten. It can always be found in the heart and mind of the receiving party. When one receives a diagnosis of genital herpes it is a meaningful event and one, most likely that will involve many negative emotions. It is at the crossroads of meaningful events […] Read more »

Common herpes drug reduces HIV levels

The trial was carried out by an international group of researchers – including a team from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, OH – and is reported in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. The investigators found – contrary to previous studies – that the commonly used herpes drug valacyclovir […] Read more »

Newly Diagnosed?

For many people, a new diagnosis of genital herpes can be a devastating event. When a person is told they have an infection that is incurable, many things will begin penetrating their minds. Speaking from personal experience, when I heard my physician udder the words “genital herpes” followed by the […] Read more »

A Herpes Dating Story – He Did Not Tell

At the age of 39, *Lisa had made the decision to re-enter into the “dating scene” after having been celibate and dateless for nearly five years. She had made the decision following her divorce to take time to get to know the person she had become through her near nine […] Read more »

Herpes Can Be a Powerful Dating Tool

I would assume you found your way to this article by researching herpes and all the elements that surround a herpes infection while dating or trying to maintain a relationship where a herpes infection exists. I am very pleased to see you taking the proactive approach and being responsible. The […] Read more »

Open Letter to Healthcare Providers from Your Herpes Patient

Dear Healthcare Provider, I fully trust you and your abilities to help ease this agony. My mind is focusing on little else outside the actual physical misery. Soon I will enter your office to find myself being diagnosed with Genital Herpes. As soon as I hear those words spill across […] Read more »

What Everyone Should Know About Herpes Testing

Unless you have had a recent type-specific blood test to test for the existence of herpes simplex antibodies you cannot say with any certainty that you don’t have herpes. You think that only 20% of the population has herpes? Think again! You may have heard that one out of every […] Read more »