So i went to the doctor and she automatically said i was likely to have genital herpes

The doctor immediately said, oh you got genital herpes. I got a rash a few months ago and it didnt go away. so i went to the doctor and she automatically said i was likely to have genital herpes. I have genital herpes and instead of having the outbreaks on my genitals, I usually get them on my right upper thigh. A herpes outbreak cannot be considered normal, but so far as your description goes, a herpetic infection might be expected to manifest itself in the ways you have described. If the lesions appear to be the same, your herpes is most likely making an annoying disturbance for a reason that I cannot answer. I went to the doctor and she said it was probably a yeast infection of some sort. Hi I have been tested of HSV1 and 2 and the results are IGG type 1 Negative and IGG type 2 Negative. I had a severe outbreak of genital herpes six years ago, I was told it was HSV Type 1 and would never experience another outbreak again, which I didn’t for six years nor did I ever think about the horrible incident again. I went to the doctor (Did not say anything about it because I thought it was no big deal).

So i went to the doctor and she automatically said i was likely to have genital herpes 2It is estimated that 1 out of 6 people have genital herpes. About 90 of them don’t know it. I contracted it 14 days prior to my first symptoms and went to the doctor and the said my sores were ingrown hairs. Went back saw a different doctor, had my blood checked and was swabbed on my sores, tested negative, a week later, I went back and was tested again, blood negative and sores negative. So likely you’ve already given it to sex partners. I hate to say this but, she may be a victim of sexual child abuse! Genital Herpes: A Medical Perspective by Dr Stuart Aitken Genital herpes is a condition affecting the genital skin of many people. Avoiding dehydration helps to keep urine dilute, and less likely to cause pain on broken skin. I went to the doctors and he said it looks like I have Herpes, So I asked can we at least do a swab test to make sure? Ok so get the results back and he said they had come back clear; I dont understand how that is the case and also my girlfriend had a test to start with and they said she had herpes?. My question is, since I carry the virus, does it mean that she’s also carrying the virus as well?. She was so lovely about it and then she said, ‘Don’t you know your sister has that? Another relatively unknown fact about the herpes virus, is that oral sex has been linked to the spread in genital herpes because performing oral sex on someone when you have herpes simplex virus 1, can cause genital herpes in the other person.

Most likely, you have never ever been tested for genital herpes because most doctors do not include that test when they are testing patients for other common STD’s. Liz hello, my bf went to a doctor and she said he has herpes on the genitals but his blood work was clean is that possible? and how can u determine that its herpes without proper blood work?. If you are positive for herpes 2 and have never had a genital outbreak, it is possible that the herpes 2 you have is an oral infection and not genital. When the doctor called me the next day she told me that the blood work came out positive for herpes type 2. How likely is it for the IgG test to give a false negative, especially 8 months after the initial infection which was diagnosed with a swab test, and when earlier IgG’s were equivocal? Did someone just botch up the blood test last week? I’ve been taking 500 Valtrex daily since the initial outbreak to prevent recurrences in the first year. So i was prescribed acyclovir 200 mg 5x a dsy for 5 days then went for blood test again as my OB ordered. If you have genital herpes, you may not show any signs of an outbreak. So in conclusion, this is likely to be the same Hsv1 reocurring in other are, in the boxer short area. Doctors may say you had the cold sores virus, cause its Type 1, as you may know the fact you have the Type 1, has an advantage, cause it tends to shed less and outbreaks less, mainly cause its not on its preferred site; this type on genitals, has not sufficient studies cause it sheds so infrequently that its hard to make a study. So when i went two months ago for the discharge i was tested again and it came back positive for hsv2! Like i said i have only had the red bumps in different areas and i am watching those closely.

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Is it true that having cold sores means you've got herpes in your mouth 3I feel so awful that I could have infected my boyfriend too. I spoke with the nurse after all this, she said with the worry of having herpes and the stress of my suck situation I was currently in, I would have had an outbreak by now. Bottom line: see doctors regularly, check for symptoms, use protection – there’s not much else available right now. STDs came up, and she and I both agreed that people blow the risks and significances way out of proportion (see my rant above) but she went so far as to mention that at 19, she was diagnosed with HPV, and that by now (age 25) she had been cleared, and that with proper care and attention, these more common STDs don’t have to be a cause of immense panic. My doctor told me and a friend who also has H, that its fine to have sex with a partner when herpes symptoms aren’t showing. So basically, when they’re no blisters, you can’t catch herpes? This seems crazy, I’m sorry but my friend has the same booklet and she went on this information and has been having casual sex, have I done the right thing by not having sex at all ever since I found out? I wonder if I should have her attitude! She is loving life, lol. Dr. Peter A. Leone on the spread, treatment and prevention of herpes. A: H.I.V./AIDS is viewed as a lethal disease, and herpes isn’t, so many have ignored it. If a person has genital herpes due to the herpes type 2 virus, their risk of acquiring H. The reason is that these viruses sort of adapt to each site, so herpes 1 is more likely to shed around the mouth and not as likely as to reactivate in the genital tract. If you have genital herpes, it does not mean that you automatically need a caesarean section. When I got back to Australia I consulted a doctor and he said it was inevitable I would get the virus from my husband no matter how hard we tried to prevent it as there is just too much opportunity for the virus to spread between us. She told me that if I had an outbreak in the weeks leading up to birth then I may need to take anti-viral drugs to try and get rid of them, and if the blisters were present near the birth canal when it came time to birth that we may have to discuss the option of a caesarean section due to risks to baby. Fortunately, at the time I went into labour, I had no symptoms, so never had to face my fears around possibly choosing a section. So i’m a little confused here and i am trying to see if there have been some mistakes made. Every doctor thought it was an infection or something of that short and never imagined it would be an std. If your boyfriend had symptoms due to herpes with a positive swab for HSV (shame it wasn’t typed) and negative blood tests for IgG antibodies, there are two possible explanations: (a) this is a recent infection for him, meaning he caught it from you or from someone else in the last weeks; (b) this is an old infection for him and he’s one of those few (around 5 ) that won’t get a positive result in blood tests due to testing limitations. I know you said getting it genitally is slim and not likely but ive seen posts about individuals having it orally and genitally hsv1. She just went through a lot of medical stuff im not going to get into but serious shiz. She says its getting worse, goes to doctor gets test back, and yup she has herpes. She is likely trying to convince herself that YOU are the problem so she can muster leaving the relationship. And it’s possible that your girlfriend has a genital HSV-1 infection.

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The culprit responsible for cold sores is the herpes simplex virus, which comes in two flavors. Garden variety cold sores are usually caused by type 1, while type 2 is commonly the villain behind genital sores. My doctor still said it made common sense not to have oral sex when cold sores on my partner were obvious but that in our monogamous stable relationship (both having had cold sores) the risks of genital herpes from this were in any case very low. I am a virgin and she has only had sex with one other guy and been intimate with another so surely the chance of us having HSV 2 is less likely given that in the vast majority of cases HSV 2 affects and is transmitted by the genitals. The same holds true for HSV1 that enters the body at the genitals. If you’re having sex, talk to your doctor about testing for STDs. Women who have chlamydia are much more likely to get HIV if they are exposed to it. There are two types of herpes virus that cause genital herpes: HSV-1 and HSV-2. Even if you’re taking medicine, you can spread herpes when you have sores, so wait until they’re gone to have sex. There are so many myths about the transmission of STDs. If you question whether you have an STD, you need to tell your doctor what kind of sex you are having (oral, anal or vaginal). In the past, people rarely got genital herpes through the oral route. That is no longer true. I just went to the lady doctor and she told me that I had chlamydia.

Bennett said he didn’t have herpes and that his doctors report confirmed this. Michael Vick, the football player who was later went to jail for dog-fighting and animal cruelty, settled a lawsuit filed by a woman who said he knowingly gave her herpes. Do you have to tell that you have genital herpes if you practice safe sex and it’s a one night stand?. Your co-worker most likely has HSV-1, so do 60 of the population. However, if you have a vaginal birth it can transfer herpes to your baby. Talk to you dr. And women and men are equally likely to transmit to a sex partner.