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i went to the doctors thinking i had mono because i was terribly sick with something. but i also knew somethign else was going on down there but i really wasn't sure. it hurt to walk, i cried for a half an hour everytime i peed and i had bumps that looked and felt like cuts and burnt like hell. i thought it was herpes but wasn't sure so i went to the gyno, all she did was look at me and said i had herpes and wrote out a prescription for valtrex. could it be taht i dont even have herpes, and maybe it was fever blisters or jock itch?

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Fever blisters are herpes simplex - if she was that confident by visual examination than i would tend to believe her, but she should culture them to be sure before writing the perscription. If they are still there i would immediatlety get a 2nd opinion and make sure that gyno cultures them - i had a friend that never got cultured and docs kept saying it looks like herpes, but she never fully responded to the meds - finally she got the cultures/ bloodwork and it wasnt herpes, just a bacterial/ yeast something infection - anyway, in her case one dose of antibiotics for the bac/ yeast made her better and it wasnt ever herpes. Get back to the doc ASAP so you know for sure - and read around here, if you do have it your about 1 in 4 women that have it, you are SO not alone!!! its an irratating skin rash, but get the cultures to know for sure.

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