There is medication that you can take to help: The vast majority of people with genital herpes have asymptomatic infections.
If you didn't have a symptomatic outbreak within a month after you were initially infected, you may never experience genital symptoms.
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It’s much harder to tell someone if they just found out they’re infected with herpes.
Most people find that their partners are both supportive and understanding.
It is a common assumption to initially think that a person may base their judgement of you on the fact you have genital herpes. People fear the possibility of rejection but the reality of this is that it rarely happens.
Because fear of rejection is a concern, it leads some to question why they should risk talking about herpes. Instead they abstain during herpes outbreaks, practice safe sex at other times, and hope for the best.
This strategy may have more disadvantages than advantages.