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According to the latest reports issued by dating website, the number of people infected with a sexually transmitted disease has risen, particularly in the San Diego County.

According to these recent findings, there has been a significant rise in the number of Herpes and HPV cases in the last few years. Medical expert and Herpes researcher, Dr. Williams said, “It is the nature of these infections and the symptoms that make it hard for patients to find out if they’re having an STD. While some people aren't aware of the exact symptoms of these ailments, others confuse it with general skin infections.”

The steady increase in the number of cases over the years has been a cause of great concern among the local administration as well as the health department. “We have been trying to teach people the importance of using protection, the consequences of unprotected sex, the risks involved in getting physical with strangers, in addition to the causes and treatments of general STDs”, said a volunteer working with the local health department in San Diego. You can check more details on

In the recent years, various government bodies and NGOs have been involved in this program and have tried to help people with STDs, get over the stigma. Experts believe that the major reason behind the drastic rise in the number of cases shall be owed to the ignorance of individuals who are infected. When these people get into a physical relationship with healthy people, it leads to transmission of the virus.

This is one of the reason, people with STDs are generally advised to date individuals having the same infection. As per studies, once an individual in infected with a certain type of virus, he/she cannot get it again. This means that he gains immunity towards that pedigree of virus. There are a number of STD dating websites that encourage people to date and have a relation with individuals having the same infection. is among the leading platform that has made a remarkable contribution in the field of herpes dating. Since its inception, the site has promoted dating and given users a friendly and non-judgmental environment. The site has also addressed the privacy concerns among users by implementing a stringent approval process and helping them maintain an anonymous profile.

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