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Safe Sex with Genital Herpes: Tips for Couples to Keep It Hot ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ’•

Are you and your boo worried about how to keep it hot in the bedroom while managing genital herpes? ๐Ÿ˜• Don't fret, we've got some ๐Ÿ”ฅ tips and tricks that will keep you both happy and healthy! Did you know that there were 572,000 new genital herpes infections in the US in a single year! (CDC ,2021)

Navigating Safe and Fulfilling Sex with Herpes - Tips and Strategies for Couples

The Importance of Consistent Condom Use ๐ŸŒก๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โค๏ธโ€๐Ÿ’‹โ€๐Ÿ‘จ

Using condoms during sexual activity is one of the most effective ways to prevent the transmission of genital herpes (National Library of Medicine, 2022). Don't skip out on protection! Make sure you're using them correctly, every time you have sex.

Antiviral Medication Can Help Keep Outbreaks Under Control ๐Ÿ’Š


Taking antiviral medication can help reduce the frequency and severity of genital herpes outbreaks. It works by keeping the virus dormant in the body, which reduces the chances of an outbreak occurring. Talk to your doctor about whether antiviral medication is right for you and take it as prescribed to get the best results.


Talking to Your Partner About Genital Herpes ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฌ๐Ÿ‘ซ

Being honest and straightforward with your partner is essential for staying safe and building trust. Don't be afraid to start the conversation! Choose a time when you're both relaxed, focus on the facts, and give your partner time to process and ask questions. Remember, having herpes doesn't define you or your relationship.


Fun and Informative Tips for Safe Sex with Genital Herpes ๐Ÿ’ก๐ŸŽ‰:

Consider alternative forms of protection: such as dental dams for oral sex. Check out this list of 32 condom alternatives to consider which might be helpful for you to decide!

Try different sexual activities that don't involve skin-to-skin contact Avoid sex during outbreaks: During outbreaks, the risk of transmission is highest, so it's best to avoid sexual activity until the outbreak has cleared up.

Practice good hygiene: Washing your hands and genitals before and after sexual activity can help to reduce the risk of transmission.

By incorporating these tips into your sex life, you can enjoy intimacy with your partner while reducing the risk of transmission. Don't let genital herpes hold you back from having the hot and healthy sex life you deserve! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ”ฅ

afe and Fulfilling Sex with Herpes - Tips and Strategies for Couples

Feeling worried about Genital Herpes?

If you're experiencing symptoms around your genitals, and you're not sure whether it's a normal bump or a symptom of genital herpes, don't hesitate to get in touch with HeHealth! Our platform uses cutting-edge AI technology and expert medical advice to help you get the care you need ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ. Simply upload an image of your symptoms, and we'll give you a confidential doctor + AI review in minutes ๐Ÿฉบ. Click here to try out HeHealth's screening tool today... ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿฉบ

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Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog post by HeHealth is for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for medical advice. This blog post was written by Artificial Intelligence (AI). The purpose of this post is to raise awareness about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and promote sexual health.


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