Dr. Amy’s Answers


Any ideas on how to tell a partner that I have herpes?

Dear Dr. Amy: I am a 24 year old female. I have recently started seeing someone and I have never had to tell a person that I have Herpes. I am very scared. I can barely even say the word. I don’t know how to tell him. I have absolutely no intentions or never would […]

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How do I tell my 2nd husband that I have herpes?

Dear Dr. Amy: I have a problem. I discovered a sore about a year ago and have gone to my obgyn to discover that based on tests taken the virus does not show. I know I have it due to the symptoms. I find myself very depressed and extremely worried. This is my second marriage […]

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Can pimples in my genital area mean I have herpes?

Dear Dr. Amy: I am a young male, and I am not sure if I have herpes or not. I have itchy bumps in my genitial area, resembling pimples, sort of. I am very worried about what it might be and if you could help me with this, I would be very grateful. It is […]

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How to tell the truth about herpes after having had sex.

Dear Dr. Amy: I have been seriously involved with a man for almost a year now. I have hidden the fact that I have herpes from him. I take acyclovir daily, try to watch my diet, and I exercise. I haven’t had an outbreak in about a year. The point has come in our relationship […]

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Can genital herpes be caught from oral sex and cold sores?

Dear Dr. Amy: I went to the doctor about 6 weeks ago where he told me he didn’t know what I had. He told me it looked like Herpes 1 but he didn’t understand how I could have it on my genitals. The area was freshly shaven when my fiance (who had a cold sore) […]

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How does my diet impact my herpes breakouts?

Dear Dr. Amy: I do have the herpes 1 virus, and boy does it mess with me emotionally. My nerves go hay wire. At times I can’t do anything right, and I know there is no drug at this time, but I was wondering if you could suggest a diet and vitamin supplement for me. […]

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Are these symptoms of herpes?

Dear Dr. Amy: I am a male with a problem with similar symptoms but they are also different. On my inner thigh about 3-4 inches down my leg, I have a spot about 3 inches round that itches the hell out of me. Sometimes it doesn’t bother me. There are no blisters, and not gland […]

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How do I cope with my potential partner having Herpes type 2?

Dear Dr. Amy: I met a terrific man 10 weeks ago. I’m in my mid 30s and he’s in his early 40s. We are both divorced. Although we’ve only known each other 10 weeks, we’ve talked about a lot of important topics, are very attracted to each other, and both agree that our relationship has […]

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Can I have herpes when I’m still a virgin?

Dear Dr. Amy: I am a 19 year old male, and am not sure if I have herpes or not. I have never had sex, or really gone out with a girl. I have not had oral sex or anything. Yet, I have these bumps on the shaft of my penis which can be squeezed […]

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How do you tell a potential partner that you have herpes?

Dear Dr. Amy: I know you’ve been asked this a million times, but how do you tell a potential partner that you have herpes? I’ve not had any kind of physical contact and declined date offers since I realized I had herpes. I just don’t know how to tell someone or I don’s get myself […]

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