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  1. Is this herpes? Ive been in disbelief that I do have hsv1 so I’ve been putting up to go talk to a doctor because I don’t know what kinda questions to ask even if I did have the courage (Ps I do have a geo tongue ) I’m worried about the to Red holes above where my wisdom teeth would come in . Does anyone know if can you pass It on to animal/cats I’ve been so scared to give my kitty kisses or let her lick my face and would have to push my pet away
  2. Searching4something

    Looking for help

    In the summer of 2017 I noticed this odd sore . It went away in a week. I had been having protected sex , rough I might add. Anyways I'm convinced it is hsv . I tested from this discrete my lab box company back in 2018 and all negative I did this twice for HSV the test are finger sticks. I'm going to get a panel once so have my annual check up now that I have insurance. I haven't been sexually active for 2 years now. Is this in fact hsv. I've looked up plenty of images but not all of them look the same so it's hard to tell. So far nothing is going on in my lady bits. But if so I'd to know so
  3. Hey everyone! I've seen a various posts across various forums regarding disclosing (or not) and have seen a bit of a trend in people thinking that it's 'hard to pass' with one encounter (lol) condoms make it impossible to pass, blah blah blah. So let's just try to compile some short & sweet answers to some basic H transmissions stories and questions...Could be helpful in many ways to lots of people! 1. Did your giver: show symptoms / asymptomatic / disclose H to you? 2. Protected or unprotected? Oral/vaginal/anal? 3. How many encountrs with giver? (time frame of enco
  4. Curious1998


    So I have been diagnosed with Ghsv 1 and I was wondering far as sex goes should I use condoms for now on ? I know I shouldn’t have sex during any breakout of course. But after everything heals (far as breakouts) will I still need a condom ? Can I still receive oral or what? I tried looking up things online far as Ghsv 1 goes but didn’t get the answers I was looking for.
  5. MessedUpBadly

    Hi :(

    Hi there, Ok so i screwed myself up badly and now have herpes. So many questions... Please answer any you could. I did do a lot of reading as well so I'm not just being lazy with the questions here. + If the outbreak happened 5 days ago, would antiviral medication work now? I did go to the doctor but only got one dose of antibiotics and an injection. (From what I've read it's not helpful, is that right?) + Is the virus only present in the sores themselves, on the skin? Can they be on tue skin around the area of the sore? + Can you spread hsv 2 from genitals to face? Can
  6. I’ve been recently diagnosed with Hsv-1 by a blood test so idk if the infection is in my mouth or gentials cause I haven’t had any symptoms. But I’m going back and forth between feeling okay & then feeling contagious . I have so many questions & I don’t want to travel all the way to the doctors to get them answered . I know the basics but I just want my particular questions answered. Does anyone know where I can get my questions answered by a doctor online ? Or someone who is really educated on the subject that I can email .i honestly feel like I would feel better if I get my question
  7. Hi everyone, I have SO many questions. As of yesterday I found out I have HSV1. My boyfriend spread it to me through oral after he recently had gotten over a cold sore, yet it is still on my genital area. I found out yesterday what it was and I have not stopped crying since. Neither of us had any idea the virus could spread like that and he feels extremely guilty, yet fully supportive. I love him so much, but I'm only 17 so I think everyone can agree we most likely will not be together forever. I'm extremely nervous for my future. How do I tell a potential partner I have HSV1? When do I
  8. For those who choose to date with herpes and are in fear of someone coming back saying they gave them herpes, maybe a contract would be a good idea. The contract should require the person to get tested for herpes prior to sexual involvement, even kissing. (If that person has been with someone in the past 3 months, wait another 3 months and get retested to be sure). The person should also provide a copy of the results (don't just take their word for it). The person should acknowledge they are aware that you have herpes and you have full disclosed your status The person should a
  9. I found this article this morning. http://www.acsh.org/news/2017/01/07/americans-may-have-access-herpes-vaccine-after-all-10697
  10. Hello Honeycomb! As you know there is a petition going that was recently posted to help get Dr. Halford in front of some important people to discuss his vaccine. Ok, I am in a research group and it has been said that the petition is going to the wrong person. The petition is going to Rational Vaccine instead of congress. I posted this in one of my groups hoping at least this would bring awareness to hsv. Whoever started the petition please have it forwarded to the right people. @passionatepisces
  11. This may seem like a strange question...But how do I properly clean and care for the OB without spreading it? I understand using hair dryers (the hair dryer thing really helps and feels good! Lol) and patting the area dry, but when showering, I'm concerned I may inadvertently spread the virus around. Or does that not happen if you're using soap and/or on Valtrex? Also, is there any recommended soap that prevents the sores from getting infected but is still lady-part friendly? Also, does anyone have any recommended home remedies for the sores? I'm a fan of using natural remedies (when safe
  12. Brazy

    New to all of this

    Hi. I am a 17 years old, senior in high school and I have herpes. My friends gave me the nickname Brazy because my first name starts with the letter B and they say I'm pretty wild and crazy. I guess that's what got me into this mess. I am too go with the flow and too in the heat of the moment. I was very recently diagnosed, 07.12.16. Not entirely sure what to do with myself. My boyfriend of (on and off) 4 years broke up with me today. Well, he broke up with me the day I went to urgent care and I told him what may be going on. We've had talks ever since about getting back together a
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