Managing co-morbidity and associated risks. Recommendations and Reports. THEN Depending on the findings of the focused risk assessment, there are three recommended actions for the practitioner to take: First, provide focused primary and secondary prevention counselling.
Sex partners of infected persons should be advised that they may become infected and they should use condoms to reduce the risk. In summary, during an initial herpes outbreak you should avoid all sexual activity. Sex partners can seek testing to determine if they are infected with HSV. Use of latex condoms can greatly cut down on transmission rates of genital herpes.
Method 2 of
Talking about herpes can be embarrassing and stressful; however, your partner told you about their infection because they care about your health. Section Navigation.
Footnote 7 — Footnote 9 The difference in motivational interviewing as a primary or secondary prevention strategy is simply in the wording. Manual of clinical microbiology. Differences in history of sexual behavior between patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma and patients with squamous cell carcinoma at other head and neck sites.
Informing patients about signs and symptoms of STIs and lack thereof.