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Is it possible to transmit the herpes simplex virus by sharing utensils or towels?

Question: My girlfriend just got diagnosed with Genital Herpes (HSV Type – II). We moved in together a couple of weeks ago and share towels as well as eating utensils. Is it possible that the herpes simplex virus may transmit by sharing towels or utensils? Answer: It is certainly possible to transmit the herpes simplex […]

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Having the ‘Herpes talk’ before setting out on a vacation.

Question: Should I tell the guy I’m dating that I have herpes before we head out on our first romantic vacation? Or shall I wait until we are in the mood to have sex? I am really afraid of being rejected. Please help! Answer: I understand that telling your partner about a herpes diagnosis can be tough […]

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Are People Living With Herpes Likely to Get Alzheimer’s?

An editorial published in London’s Telegraph said Alzheimer’s disease can be caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus, which causes cold sores. A worldwide team of 31 dementia experts from Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh, the Imperial College and Manchester University had collectively written an editorial suggesting that microbes that cause cold sores and Chlamydia are the major […]

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NASA to Spend $80,000 to Study How the Herpes Virus Mutates In Space

NASA has awarded researchers at the University of Florida $80,000 to study how the herpes virus mutates during a spaceflight. This project has been named “Effect of Spaceflight on Herpes Virus Genome Stability and Diversity.” NASA said, “The goal of this study will be to determine the changes in the genomic and mutational diversity that […]

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Recent Discovery Shows How the Herpes Virus Reactivates in Neurons

Researchers at the University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine recently discovered the reason that reactivates the herpes virus. Researchers also discovered how brain cells are deceived thereby allowing the herpes virus to escape from the repressive ecosystem in neurons. About 90 percent of the population in the United States of America is living with […]

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Are You Making These Mistakes on Your Herpes Dating Profile?

The world has changed a lot in the last couple of decades. Today, everything from cars and electronic gadgets to homes and life partners can be found online. It has been reported that the online dating industry generates revenue of over $1.5 billion per annul. It goes without saying that herpes dating sites have been […]

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Are People Living With Herpes More Susceptible to HIV?

“The risk of contracting herpes increases by up to 4 times for people living with herpes” As a matter of fact, sexually transmitted infections tend to diminish the body’s ability to fight against foreign agents. Therefore, when you’re already infected with a virus, your body is more susceptible to other infections. The same holds true […]

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My boyfriend has herpes. Do I have it too?

Question: My boyfriend has herpes. Are there any chances that he might have given it to me? This is my first relationship and I’ve never had sex with anyone else earlier. How do I find out if I’ve been infected with genital herpes? Answer: We are glad that your boyfriend had the courage to confront […]

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Herpes Affects More Than 3.7 Billion People In The World: WHO

According to a recent study conducted by the World Health Organization, about two-thirds of the global population under the age of 50 is affected with Herpes. The results of the study, published in the journal PLoS One on October 28, 2015, states that 3709 million people aged 0 – 49 were infected with HSV – […]