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SAS29

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SAS29

This morning I just found out I have herpes & I really dont know how to feel. :( It has me feeling pretty down. I've never had an outbreak and theres no telling how long i've had it. The doctor prescribed me valtrex but I dont even have the motivation to go to the store yet and get it filled. Plus, it worries me to take pills. I found this website while researching herpes - hopefully I can find other people out there to help me out.

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WarriorKing

If you haven't had an outbreak then I would assume that you learned this from a blood test. I don't know much about Valtrex other than it can suppress OBs and many people that are intimate with non H people take it to help protect the other people. If you are not active in this way then maybe you don't need to take medications right now.

There are millions of people in your shoes. They never had an OB and didn't know that they had it.

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SAS29

Yes, your correct they took my blood and thats how I found out it was positive. Thank you for the support. I am still in shock and I feel horrible when the thoughts come into my mind. Thanks again.

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Butterfly of the Moment

Hey there, I'm sorry about the diagnosis everyone on this site has had to experience. I don't believe there's a soul on here who was not down at first. I've had genital herpes for 4 months now and I'm better off now than I was the first month I've lived with the virus. I still have my moments of being down but they only last like 20 minutes or so now...haha it's a rollercoaster ride. I've read that 40-60% of people with herpes don't have symptoms/recognizable symptoms. If I were you I'd fill the prescription and keep the medicine in a safe place just in case you ever have an outbreak and need them.

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