Birth Control is NOT Disease Control!

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I received this email message from a high school health teacher today:

Jackie,
I have a student who is at a loss for words.  She recently had sex for the first time and has now been diagnosed with herpes.   She is a mess and is seeking guidance from me.  I am unsure what to tell her.  I did encourage her to get a second test taken just by the off chance the first one was a false positive.  Any input you could provide would be appreciated!

I have offered to speak to the young lady when I return to her high school in two weeks; but I am not exactly sure what I will tell her.

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