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This is a patient support forum for herpes. Discussions include symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and support.
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I was diagnosed with genital HSV-1 about five years ago and have had maybe an outbreak a year since - my primary outbreak had severe burn...
I was fooling around with another man in a public background at a park, his penis merely touched my anus. I saw his penis, it looked norm...
OCD contamination fear and intrusive thoughts....
Hello I have been having really bad anxiety since October of 2018 I haven’t been able to sleep I’ve caused my period to come late from wo...
Had a recent exposure about 5 weeks back and igg results for hsv1 is 0.8 (highest number along the negative range). Will this be accurat...
So I went to the doctor on 1/21/2019 and had a lesion on my upper leg next to my groin. Doc said he was sure that it was 99.9% sure it w...
Hi ... I am going insane about this , please someone tell me the percentage of getting Herpes type 1 from receiving blowjob for about 3-...
I'm a 44 year old male in a 2 year+ relationship with a 37 y.o female. As far as I know she is faithful. She has an IUD so we have unpro...
I was given herpes 9 years ago after wrongly trusting an ex partner. I didnt have sex for 8 years because of this... I have recently beco...
Six years into our marriage, after my husband had sex with another woman, I was tested for all STDs and all were negative; about seven ye...
Hi I am HSV2+ male 4 days ago I had protected sex with HSV2- female, now I'm freaking out because of my shameful actions.... 1. We onl...
A year ago I had unprotected sex with a female partner and began to experience leg pain after but after repeated test nothing came up pos...
Last summer I got diagnosed with hsv1 in the genital area. I keep thinking the diagnosis was wrong with the way everything happened. I ha...
Hello Doctor, I've read through multiple posts on here and would like some reassurance and expertise on my specific problem. I went to...
Is it possible for some to have genital herpes by hsv1 then transmit that hsv1 to someone else genitally? How does testing work if this i...
I recently had a case of prostatitis, went to the doctor and was given Cypro. Felt better in about 4 days. But then I had the worst hsv2 ...
Can viagra cause an increase in herpes outbreaks? I noticed since I started taking viagra more regularly I went from 3 to 4 outbreaks a y...
Hi can someone really tell me the real incubation period for transmission of hsv1 or HSV2 .Today makes day 20. I saw on here incubation ...
I have, they worked and I'm passing on the info. I'm 55, going through menopause and have been plagued by genital herpes (from oral sex) ...
Nov 2016 first outbreak (horrible) w/ lesions and severe flu-like symptoms, culture from lesion came back positive for HSV2. I have tak...
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