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BookMonster posted a topic in Could I Have Herpes or Cold Sores?Hello, I found this website when trying to figure out if a rash I have is herpes or not. The reason herpes came to mind is that my boyfriend got "diagnosed" with genital herpes last summer. The reason I put it in quotation marks is that there was no swab taken. He described a mild rash to a nurse who ensured him it was herpes, and didn't even want to take a look at his genitals. He convinced her to look and she took a quick glance and said again that it was "hsv type 2." So just a very unprofessional response, based on little evidence. She gave him a short course of antiviral and that rash q
Hard to know where to start. Hi, I've been newly diagnosed, still waiting on the swab cultures to come back as to what type. I am taking valacyclovir 1gm twice a day. I came down with strep that I caught from taking care of my daughter. I thought I had a bad yeast infection prior to this and when the strep started, so did these little ulcers. Just one on each labia. Man, did they burn when I had to pee. What the heck, never had anything like that before. Must have been from the yeast infection, maybe the skin is raw? My throat was swelling to the point I couldn't swallow my saliva, I sta
Hello, My first outbreak began on Monday (Oct 23rd). I have been Googling all my questions but keep getting mixed responses. I was to start this off by apologizing if any of my questions are triggering or ignorant. I have no idea what is happening with my body and I just need to get some answers. Story: I noticed the OB on Monday as one single bump near my anus along with severe pain inside the edge of my anus. I went to a doctor on Wednesday evening. At this point there was only about 3 bumps near my anus. The doctor refused to take a good look and seemed uncomfortable about talking abou