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Herpes-Coldsores (HC) Support Forums

  1. Community News

    1. Attention all Members (announcements)

      What's New & What's Happening in the HC Community
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      Latest: Our new website is live! Acesheart, Apr 19, 2014 at 8:39 AM
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  2. How to Use Our Support Forums

    1. How to Post & Troubleshooting

      Please do not post HERPES questions or experiences in this area, thanks :)
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      Latest: How to Delete or Close Account Acesheart, Apr 15, 2014 at 11:01 AM
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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: Forum is hard to read HC-Support-Team, Apr 9, 2014
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  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.
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      Latest: Life changing WilsoInAus, Apr 19, 2014 at 7:25 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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    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: If You knew what you now know MissAnonymiss, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:59 PM
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  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.
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      Latest: Looking for some advice JenJenn, Apr 18, 2014 at 9:23 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: Question about transmission package deal 1957, Apr 19, 2014 at 10:43 AM
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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: What are the odds...? Vaginal fluids CURATOR, Apr 19, 2014 at 6:10 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: My future, I want to start a family. Acesheart, Apr 17, 2014 at 8:15 AM
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  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?
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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: Contemplating Suicide Firenicz, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:06 PM
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  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.
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      Latest: WTF! Morning Glory, Apr 19, 2014 at 10:25 AM
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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: Impossible diagnosis. What is this? Bigtimeworried55, Apr 19, 2014 at 12:22 PM
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  7. Treatment and Research

    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: Monolaurin and HSV2 john1979, Apr 18, 2014 at 8:21 AM
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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: Vical vaccine trials in progress (USA) CURATOR, Apr 19, 2014 at 4:29 PM
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  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!
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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: Having an ANGRY DAY! HinTX2012, Apr 19, 2014 at 1:25 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: herpes is a fantastic leash LitProfessor, Apr 17, 2014 at 8:10 AM
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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: Easter Acesheart, Apr 19, 2014 at 6:27 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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      Latest: don't hurt me no more nice, Apr 12, 2014
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  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.
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      Latest: Woa.. am i like the only one from Asia? Unluckyyetlucky, Apr 17, 2014 at 7:20 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: Herpes Dating Malaysia Unluckyyetlucky, Apr 18, 2014 at 6:21 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: lesbians LitProfessor, Apr 6, 2014
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  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.
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      Latest: Contraceptive pill Elle22, Apr 10, 2014
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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" HinTX2012, Apr 17, 2014 at 9:03 PM
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    3. Technical Discussion

      Technical and Scientific questions & contributions relating to the herpes virus.
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  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.
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      Latest: Modes of transmission Acesheart, Apr 18, 2014 at 9:20 AM
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  12. Time Out Chit Chat Lounge

    1. ♥ Talk about non-herpes stuff ♥

      Open up and talk about WHATEVER you like!
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      Latest: welcome new Guest :). Acesheart, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:27 PM
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