Balanitis can occur in any age, but it is more common in uncircumcised ...I was thinking about my friend in college who told me that she had been diagnosed with the herpes virus and I was scared for her. I wanted to know what the herpes treatment was and how it would affect her. One of my friends told me that they were going to try to go to the internet and look up information to see if there was something that we would be able to do to support her while she was going for treatment. I did not feel uncomfortable asking her about her problems because she was really open and honest with me and while my friends did not think of asking her what they could do for her, I knew that we were close enough to start that dialog with her. We have been friends since we were kids nad she was always open and honest with me about everything, that is why she told me first.

I wanted her to know that I was going to support her no matter what and that it did not matter to me how she got the virus.