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Herpes-Coldsores (HC) Support Forums

    1. Attention all Members (announcements)

      What's New & What's Happening in the HC Community
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      Latest: Tell us what you think Acesheart, Jul 27, 2014 at 7:31 AM
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    1. How to Post & Troubleshooting

      Please do not post HERPES questions or experiences in this area, thanks :)
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      Latest: Ignored Users Gothic Beauty, May 23, 2014
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    2. Feedback & Suggestions

      Please tell us what you think about our support forums. Do you have something you would like to see added?
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      Latest: I love the new changes! HC-Support-Team, Jul 26, 2014 at 7:10 PM
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    1. Just signed up? Say hello here!

      If you are new to our Herpes Support Forum please introduce yourself! We would love to meet you. Introductions only please, if you have a specific question please post it in the appropriate area.
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      Latest: Day 2 of diagnosis shockedshano, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:52 PM
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    2. Newly Diagnosed

      A herpes or cold sore diagnosis can sometimes come as a shock. Share your feelings or ask questions here.
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      Latest: Scared out of my mind MissAnonymiss, Jul 29, 2014 at 1:25 AM
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    3. Personal Experience with Herpes

      How has herpes or cold sores affected your life? Share your experience with us for support and encouragement.
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      Latest: Could this be herpes? Need some advice please hc287, Jul 28, 2014 at 5:40 PM
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    1. Dating and Telling a Partner

      Talk about your current situation, finding and keeping love, having "the talk" and everything related to dating with herpes.
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      Latest: H dating sites question? MissAnonymiss, Jul 28, 2014 at 4:45 PM
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    2. Sex, Kissing and Intimacy

      A special section to discuss how herpes affects your sex life and physical affection.
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    3. Spreading and Preventing Herpes

      A discussion about herpes transmission. Talk about the possibilities and share your thoughts and experiences.
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      Latest: HSV 1 orally and genitally ??? jdiz, Jul 28, 2014 at 3:10 PM
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    4. Partners, Family & Friends

      Advice on how to relate to those around us, as well as support for partners, friends and relatives with herpes.
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      Latest: Awkward subject hc287, Jul 28, 2014 at 11:53 PM
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    1. About My Outbreaks

      A discussion about herpes and cold sore outbreaks - talk about the frequency, severity and possible "triggers". What is the pattern of your recurrences?
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      Latest: Please tell me there's hope Peace16, Jul 28, 2014 at 9:43 PM
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    2. Coping with Outbreaks in Every Day Life

      How do you deal with herpes or cold sores when you are trying to function at work or around friends, family and strangers? Share your stories, tips and advice.
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      Latest: Sun tanning Justtryingtocopenow, Jul 25, 2014 at 2:36 PM
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    1. Herpes Tests and Diagnosis

      What are the different herpes tests and how can we understand the results? Recommend a Doctor or clinics, and share experience of different herpes tests.
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      Latest: Two tiny spots. countrygirl109, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:55 PM
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    2. Herpes Symptoms

      Talk about what herpes symptoms can look and feel like, as well as commonly confused conditions and STDs.
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      Latest: Constant itching lots2lose, Jul 28, 2014 at 7:18 PM
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    1. Herpes Treatment Zone

      What works, what doesn't. Discuss anything related to managing and treating herpes and cold sores.
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      Latest: Diet really makes a difference! SkyBlue83, Jul 28, 2014 at 12:37 PM
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    2. Herpes Cure Research

      Discuss the latest developments and what is being done RIGHT NOW to bring an end to herpes.
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      Latest: Coridon/Admedus Supaed133, Jul 29, 2014 at 1:00 AM
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    1. The Secret to our Success

      Share your wisdom or positive H experiences here. Talk about mental attitude, successful relationships and living without regret. No negativity in this section thanks!
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      Latest: You guys! :) EvatheDiva46, Jul 24, 2014 at 1:47 PM
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    2. Rant & Rave

      Need to let off some steam? If you want to get something off your chest we're listening!
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      Latest: so depressed izzy4, Jul 27, 2014 at 9:28 AM
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    3. Bog of Eternal Stench

      You don't have to look on the bright side of life! This is a place to vent your doom & gloom and be the pessimist if you need to. Positive contributions are welcome but not necessary. Stink it up people!
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      Latest: Obsessing insomniac Natalie11, Jun 25, 2014
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    4. Keeping the Faith

      Talk openly about having herpes in respect to your faith. Discuss your spiritual or religious point of views here.
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      Latest: Herpes, My Greatest Blessing From God SkyBlue83, Jul 28, 2014 at 12:45 PM
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    5. Poetry Corner

      Express how you are feeling by sharing poems, songs and pieces. All contributions welcome.
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    1. Meet-ups & Local Connections

      Connect with others in your area. Say hello or add the details of a get together here.
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      Latest: Anyone from Philippines? brown_eyes, Jul 24, 2014 at 5:32 AM
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    2. Connect with Your Age Group

      Whether you are 16 or 60 you will find other members in here just like you! Say a quick hello...
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      Latest: Hello NYC Snicket, Jul 28, 2014 at 9:18 PM
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    3. The Lambda Locale

      A place for our gay, lesbian and transgender members to chat and gain support. Come on in and say hello!
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      Latest: Any lesbians TiaaLeigh, Jul 24, 2014 at 6:31 PM
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    1. Fertility, Childbirth & Pregnancy with Herpes

      A discussion about pregnancy, childbirth and having children when herpes is involved. Ask questions or share your story here to inspire others.
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      Latest: Advice -pregnant skitta, Jul 27, 2014 at 9:09 PM
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    2. Herpes, Justice and the Law

      Discuss legal issues, laws in your area, precedents and the BIG DEBATE about whether TO sue or NOT to sue for herpes damages. Join in...
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      Latest: "Criminalising herpes is ludicrous" hitkid, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:48 AM
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    3. Technical Discussion

      Technical and Scientific questions & contributions relating to the herpes virus.
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    1. Everything Else Herpes!

      Your chat for all other topics related to herpes and cold sores.
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      Latest: Herpetic Whitlow dissolvedo2, Jul 26, 2014 at 9:55 PM
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    1. ♥ Talk about non-herpes stuff ♥

      Open up and talk about WHATEVER you like!
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      Latest: College MissAnonymiss, Jul 28, 2014 at 6:08 PM
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