1. Hi there Guest :)

    To use the full features of our Support Community, including searching, chatting and asking questions, please sign up for a free account on the right or log in.

Herpes-Coldsores (HC) Support Forums

  1. Community News

    1. Attention all Members (announcements)

      What's New & What's Happening in the HC Community
      Discussions:
      150
      Messages:
      1,556
      Latest: What's happening Acesheart, Jul 23, 2014 at 9:51 AM
      RSS
  2. How to Use Our Support Forums

    1. How to Post & Troubleshooting

      Please do not post HERPES questions or experiences in this area, thanks :)
      Discussions:
      165
      Messages:
      912
      Latest: Ignored Users Gothic Beauty, May 23, 2014
      RSS
    2. Feedback & Suggestions

      Please tell us what you think about our support forums. Do you have something you would like to see added?
      Discussions:
      309
      Messages:
      1,693
      Latest: New Chat Room LIVE! HC-Support-Team, Jul 16, 2014
      RSS
  3. Welcome - New Members

    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.
      Discussions:
      10,269
      Messages:
      44,565
      Latest: New here Mutant, Jul 22, 2014 at 10:30 PM
      RSS
    2. Newly Diagnosed

      A herpes or cold sore diagnosis can sometimes come as a shock. Share your feelings or ask questions here.
      Discussions:
      7,698
      Messages:
      45,189
      Latest: So many questions WilsoInAus, Jul 22, 2014 at 9:47 PM
      RSS
    3. Personal Experience with Herpes

      How has herpes or cold sores affected your life? Share your experience with us for support and encouragement.
      Discussions:
      3,354
      Messages:
      21,987
      Latest: constant extreme vaginal burning dangie44, Jul 23, 2014 at 1:34 PM
      RSS
  4. Sex, Dating and Relationships

    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.
      Discussions:
      4,780
      Messages:
      35,565
      Latest: H dating sites question? MissAnonymiss, Jul 23, 2014 at 1:31 PM
      RSS
    2. Sex, Kissing and Intimacy

      A special section to discuss how herpes affects your sex life and physical affection.
      Discussions:
      1,082
      Messages:
      7,145
      RSS
    3. Spreading and Preventing Herpes

      A discussion about herpes transmission. Talk about the possibilities and share your thoughts and experiences.
      Discussions:
      1,664
      Messages:
      8,444
      Latest: scared to touch! Mikkimouse422, Jul 23, 2014 at 12:38 PM
      RSS
    4. Partners, Family & Friends

      Advice on how to relate to those around us, as well as support for partners, friends and relatives with herpes.
      Discussions:
      368
      Messages:
      2,937
      Latest: Secret Facebook Groups dream, Jul 22, 2014 at 8:14 AM
      RSS
  5. Outbreaks

    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?
      Discussions:
      4,930
      Messages:
      24,186
      Latest: Constant OB! Low vitamin D? herpster4, Jul 23, 2014 at 2:49 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      1,293
      Messages:
      8,181
      Latest: I just don't want it anymore Createss Galore, Jul 17, 2014 at 8:22 PM
      RSS
  6. Is it Herpes?

    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.
      Discussions:
      1,577
      Messages:
      9,176
      Latest: A Few Questions Mutant, Jul 22, 2014 at 10:36 PM
      RSS
    2. Herpes Symptoms

      Talk about what herpes symptoms can look and feel like, as well as commonly confused conditions and STDs.
      Discussions:
      3,859
      Messages:
      17,328
      Latest: Skin Not Normal Meleagris, Jul 23, 2014 at 10:20 AM
      RSS
  7. Treatment and Research

    1. Herpes Treatment Zone

      What works, what doesn't. Discuss anything related to managing and treating herpes and cold sores.
      Discussions:
      3,691
      Messages:
      20,864
      Latest: bee propolis :) it works for me!!! ema96, Jul 23, 2014 at 2:22 PM
      RSS
    2. Herpes Cure Research

      Discuss the latest developments and what is being done RIGHT NOW to bring an end to herpes.
      Discussions:
      2,014
      Messages:
      25,691
      Latest: Genocea announced start of phase 2 today Juggalo, Jul 23, 2014 at 2:18 PM
      RSS
  8. Coping and Acceptance

    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!
      Discussions:
      542
      Messages:
      4,024
      Latest: its almost been 2 years, almost forgot JBnATL, Jul 22, 2014 at 5:18 PM
      RSS
    2. Rant & Rave

      Need to let off some steam? If you want to get something off your chest we're listening!
      Discussions:
      1,588
      Messages:
      12,319
      Latest: Ugh! I feel like nobody understands. skitta, Jul 23, 2014 at 9:40 AM
      RSS
    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!
      Discussions:
      323
      Messages:
      2,996
      Latest: Obsessing insomniac Natalie11, Jun 25, 2014
      RSS
    4. Keeping the Faith

      Talk openly about having herpes in respect to your faith. Discuss your spiritual or religious point of views here.
      Discussions:
      156
      Messages:
      1,741
      RSS
    5. Poetry Corner

      Express how you are feeling by sharing poems, songs and pieces. All contributions welcome.
      Discussions:
      234
      Messages:
      902
      RSS
  9. Connect with People

    1. Meet-ups & Local Connections

      Connect with others in your area. Say hello or add the details of a get together here.
      Discussions:
      528
      Messages:
      3,581
      Latest: How many UK members are there? john1979, Jul 23, 2014 at 2:49 PM
      RSS
    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...
      Discussions:
      1,660
      Messages:
      10,200
      Latest: 22 female texassss hc287, Jul 22, 2014 at 10:05 PM
      RSS
    3. The Lambda Locale

      A place for our gay, lesbian and transgender members to chat and gain support. Come on in and say hello!
      Discussions:
      54
      Messages:
      383
      Latest: Anyone here near Toronto? skitta, Jul 23, 2014 at 11:19 AM
      RSS
  10. Special Topics

    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.
      Discussions:
      578
      Messages:
      3,479
      RSS
    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...
      Discussions:
      167
      Messages:
      2,479
      RSS
    3. Technical Discussion

      Technical and Scientific questions & contributions relating to the herpes virus.
      Discussions:
      638
      Messages:
      3,371
      RSS
  11. Can't find a place to post it?

    1. Everything Else Herpes!

      Your chat for all other topics related to herpes and cold sores.
      Discussions:
      901
      Messages:
      5,142
      RSS
  12. Time Out Chit Chat Lounge

    1. ♥ Talk about non-herpes stuff ♥

      Open up and talk about WHATEVER you like!
      Discussions:
      477
      Messages:
      3,755
      RSS