Herpes protection for partners.
Valtrex also may help herpes sufferers reduce their own chances of becoming infected with HIV and human papillomavirus by preventing the open lesions through which viruses can easily enter the body. "But that doesn't reduce the need for condom use," warns Ken Haller, MD, president of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association. "It's just one extra thing that can make life for people with genital herpes a little bit easier."
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|Publication:||The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Oct 14, 2003|
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