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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: What's happening Acesheart, Aug 2, 2014
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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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    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: Genocea Study Participant magicmike75, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:22 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: So lost. WilsoInAus, Sep 2, 2014 at 6:56 PM
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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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    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: convenience or something more? SheIsBlue, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:28 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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      Latest: First time giving oral burdentobear, Sep 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM
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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: Ghsv1 impacting prexisting Ohsv1 DontJuan, Aug 30, 2014 at 1:36 AM
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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: Telling friends. hc287, Aug 28, 2014 at 5:27 AM
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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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    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: TUCKS-witch hazel ljl2013, Sep 1, 2014 at 8:05 AM
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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: Equivocal results question WilsoInAus, Sep 2, 2014 at 6:59 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: Whole body itching Quietachiever, Aug 31, 2014 at 5:13 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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    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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    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: Life just goes on. Quietachiever, Aug 31, 2014 at 7:18 AM
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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: Haven't totally lost hope...I think Mellisuga, Sep 1, 2014 at 11:35 PM
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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: I just don't get it gjplaceres, Aug 13, 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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    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: NY (Westchester County/NYC) candide, Sep 1, 2014 at 3:43 PM
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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, Sep 1, 2014 at 10:33 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
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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: Herpes and childbirth ema96, Sep 2, 2014 at 7:56 AM
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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: Do most male celebrities have herpes? DontJuan, Aug 29, 2014 at 5:26 PM
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    3. Technical Discussion

      Technical and Scientific questions & contributions relating to the herpes virus.
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      Latest: HSV-1 causes muscle dysfunction hmanz, Aug 25, 2014
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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: diagnosed 10+ years ago, now hsv-free? help... hc287, Aug 30, 2014 at 3:58 PM
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    1. ♥ Talk about non-herpes stuff ♥

      Open up and talk about WHATEVER you like!
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