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Soo basically today has been a loong day. I just found out that I got herpes from my boyfriend. We have been together for over three years and never did I think he had herpes. In the case he didn't know either. But I'm sooo upset. I feel like my life Is kind of screwed up now. I really don't know what to do or handle this:( it's very upsetting.

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Butterfly of the Moment

Hello there, you will get through this...at least you are not going through this alone as some people on here haven't told anyone, doesn't know who they got it from, or their lover bales on them and they have to deal with this alone. It's hard to be alone with this stigmatized disease...luckily I have a man in my life that supports me and loves me...it was difficult at first for me to come to terms with this...it's the mental part that bothered me but there have been instances in the day where I don't think about having herpes and that's a big thing for me...remember you are not alone and a significant portion of the population are carriers of the virus...this is not a "rare" condition...

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    • Carguy
      I wish you luck my friend! It’d be nice to find something! The only two things I’ve ever tested positive for during this whole mess was a fungal infection in the groin creases, found by biopsy, and the nerve biopsy found nerve damage. I just hate thinking I’m unluncky enough to have HSV1 which is suppose to be the most tame where supposedly people have few if any problems with it, and mine have been endless! Do you have extremely sweaty scrotum and inner thighs when you wake up and periodically throughout the day? That’s been driving me nuts!
    • Thomas29
      This was about 10 mins ago I tried squeezing it to see if anything came out of it, it also didn’t hurt sorry for the pics I am also on my period so it isn’t going to be nice, I’m sorry for this !:(
    • Thomas29
      Pic of half hour ago 
    • Thomas29
      Sorry to bombard your post hun but I’ve got a cut too on my vagina (labia) I shaved the night previous and the next day I had an itch so I itched with but I didn’t put my hand down their I used my knickers and all of a sudden I felt an irratation so I went to go have a look and I found this, it doesn’t hurt when touched and doesn’t hurt when I pee I can sit around and stuff, is this the same thing as yours? I’m going insane right now I’ve got health anxiety I want to cry thinking I have herpes 1st pic is what it was like when I looked first  2nd pic is when I got out the shower  3rd pic is now  and 4th pic is when I tried squeezing it to see if anything came out of it ( it never hurt either)  After shower pic 
    • Peonyrose
      That is exactly what mine look like (on one side of labia anyway) and the rest are kind of dark red flat pimple bumps 

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