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04/03/2014 03:53 pm ET Updated Apr 04, 2014

Herpes Doesn't Have To Take Over Your Dating Life

When writer and comedienne Jennifer Lemons was informed she had herpes, "it felt like a huge deal."

Today, the future looks much brighter.

"There are so many things about me," she told HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri. "I got 99 problems and herpes is only one."

She added potential partners only find out about the disease on a need-to-know basis.

"I don't need to lead with that," she said. "I certainly have used online dating, and it's not in my profile. I want to make sure that I want to have sex with you before I'm revealing this thing."

Watch the full HuffPost Live segment on online dating with STDs below.

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