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Men of OKC: Fucking Crazy Bitch

I wish I could say at this point that I was so jaded and cynical from internet dating that nothing had the powering to surprise or shock me. 1,008 more words



So, I just failed a guy on his health check. He had the worst case of herpes I’ve ever seen!

It saddens me how many men are unaware of sexual health problems. 165 more words


Sex - Orally Speaking


 I remember Tony, a lifelong friend who I loved so much and miss dearly. Tony died from HIV/AIDS in 1995.  The early information on this horrible disease slowly came out in small newspaper articles, but was largely ignored until the number of infected and deaths were too many to ignore.   679 more words


Cold Sore Cold War

My favorite doc tells me that holding a cotton pad soaked in 91% alcohol (not the wussy 70%, mind you, the really flammable kind) on my cold sore for twenty minutes or so will penetrate deeply and zap the virus “bloom”. 159 more words

Cold Sores

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)


The only way to reduce the risk of developing shingles (herpes zoster) and the long-term pain that can follow shingles is to get vaccinated. You are at risk of shingles if you have had chickenpox. 265 more words


Irresponsible behavior of people with a virus

There are so many people who are carriers of the contagious herpes simplex virus which causes people to have a cold sore. With that knowledge you would think people are more careful, but apparently some are not and spread the virus even more. 590 more words


4 Things You Should Never Do When You Find Out Your Friend Has Herpes

About a year ago I found out that I have hsv2 (genital herpes). This news changed my whole world, and I don’t think it had to be that way. 728 more words