Having one sexually transmitted infection puts one at a higher risk of contracting others; so, it’s necessary to promote awareness, education and acceptance about all sexual health risks – HIV being one of many. He told me not to have sex when I’m having an outbreak and to take acyclovir when I am [having an outbreak].
This interview is a step in the right direction: promoting HSV and general STD awareness as well, so others within the gay community, and all those who are sexually active will be able to be knowledgeable about their risks – all of their risks – before engaging in sexual activities! Also, he told me it’s 100% necessary to disclose to every sexual partner.
For gay men there are always going to be challenges in life.
Unfortunately, there are still many in society that don't except the gay lifestyle.
I told her what was happening and she covered for me at our mutual workplace for a few days while I watched with ice on my crotch, and was just an essential lifeline.
The virus itself is gone, but I still have the lesions on my cervix, which I have to have regularly checked. How did you feel when you first found out you had contracted it? I was lucky that I was living at the time with my best friend.
Herpes is not leprosy, it is just an annoying skin condition.