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Stephaniehatesthis

This sounds dumb but I don't know if I'm having an outbreak. My area has been feeling drier than normal, and especially in my butt crack (sorry, but it's true). Since my initial diagnosis and outbreak in October of 08 I have not had an outbreak so I'm not totally sure what to expect. *By the way I have GSV-1*

So, am I having one? I expect to see bumps, but I don't have any. Just tenderness and redness, and what appears to be some sort of rash. Just to be safe I just took a 1 G Valtrex anyway, and will continue to do so. But I just want to know for my own sake what is going on.

Any help is appreciated!!

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GntiNh

Sorry to hear that you are going through this.

I'm assuming you have ruled out all the - different soap, different underwear, showers instead of baths, different soap powder, shaved / waxed, etc

My second ob was the same but much smaller, but from reading on here people have very different obs.

Can you see your doctor to rule out anything else?

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Stephaniehatesthis

I guess I just don't know what to expect. The only thing that I can relate to was the initial outbreak, which was bumps, blisters, and severe pain. Nothing like what I am going through now, which is blistering almost.

I took a 1 G Valtrex last night and I'm doing better. I guess that would be the answer to my question huh? Was that an outbreak? I can't even tell. It's hard to pinpoint it and be like "Oh! That's an outbreak!" because I have no clue.

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GntiNh

The "unkowing" is horrible. I hope you feel better soon.

PS if you want a laugh I didn't know I was going to give birth the SECOND time, it was totally different - blonde or what !:o

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