Dating with std
The first thing you need to do after you've received a genital herpes diagnosis is sit down and take a breath. Do some research and learn all you can about the disease.
You were probably diagnosed because you experienced an outbreak.
Society often puts out the message that people with herpes are dirty or somehow flawed.
However, many people are living with herpes -- more people than you'd expect.
Although, most genital herpes is caused by the herpes type 2 virus (HSV-2). Supporting your immune system should be your first goal.
Many people who contract HSV are not aware of their infection. For example, if you have a cold sore and kiss someone, you can transfer the virus to their mouth.Similarly, if you have active genital herpes and have vaginal or anal intercourse, you can give your partner genital herpes.Finally, if you have a cold sore and put your mouth on your partners genitals (oral sex), you can give your partner genital herpes. Most people report that they have great sex lives, even if they have contracted oral or genital herpes.These symptoms may last up to several weeks, varying from one person to the next.In many people, the first infection is so mild that it goes unnoticed.