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In Reply: We agree with Dr Adam that condom
refusers may resist counseling. This may be especially common in monogamous
relationships and with a disease such as genital herpes that has a mild course
in most persons. However, in heterosexuals participating in risky behavior,
encouraging trends in the United States suggest that the frequency of condom
use has increased in the 1990s.1
Wald A, Link K, Corey L, Langenberg A. Effect of Condoms on Reducing Genital Herpes Transmission—Reply. JAMA. 2001;286(17):2095–2096. doi:10.1001/jama.286.17.2091
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