Help with Herpes: A Support Group Now Forming
* Do you or your partner have genital herpes?
* Are you worried about the emotional, physical and sexual impact of herpes?
* Do you feel tainted? Afraid? Alone?
Please join us for an informative, supportive and confidential genital herpes group. Help with Herpes provides a safe environment in which you can discuss how herpes is impacting your life, meet people who know just what you’re going through, learn tips and techniques about managing herpes, and get support and guidance as you adjust to living with herpes.
Remember, you’re not alone.
Our herpes support group is here to help.
How can Help with Herpes support group help? Though each person’s reaction to being diagnosed with herpes is unique, most people share similar concerns. You may be asking yourself:
* Should I tell my partner?
* How and when should I tell my partner?
* Will I be rejected?
* Is there a cure?
* What will people think?
* Can herpes be spread only during an outbreak?
* Can I still have sex?
* Will I infect my partner?
* Can I have children?
* Will anyone ever want me?
These questions, and many more, will be explored and answered in our herpes support group.
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Herpes is a viral infection caused by one of two types of herpes simplex virus (HSV): HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 typically causes oral herpes, which is characterized by cold sores or fever blisters on or around the mouth, while HSV-2 typically causes genital herpes, which is characterized by sores or blisters on or around the genitals, anus, or thigh.
Some common symptoms of herpes include:
- Small, painful, fluid-filled blisters or sores on the genitals, anus, or mouth.
- Tingling, itching, or burning in the area where the blisters or sores will appear.
- Swollen lymph nodes in the groin area.
- Headache, fever, or muscle aches.
It's important to note that some people who are infected with herpes may not experience any symptoms, but they can still spread the virus to others.
Herpes is caused by a virus, and once someone is infected, the virus remains in their body for life. There is no cure for herpes, but antiviral medication can help to reduce the severity and frequency of outbreaks and can also help to reduce the risk of transmitting the virus to others.
It's recommended to see a healthcare provider if you suspect that you have herpes or if you have been exposed to the virus. They can help to diagnose the condition and determine the best course of treatment.