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Denise 07

Confirmed HSV 1&2 now what?

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Denise 07

I just got my blood test results back from last Tuesday when I saw my OB dr and it's been confirmed that I have both 1 and 2 and my husband has 1 and was negative for #2. I guess the #1 was from and old infection which would explain from my past since my husband was a virgin when we met. However, the #2 I have is a new infection and that boggles me because I've been faithful and my husband swears he has to and I believe him so how did this happen? This just depresses me so much but I guess what's done is done. How do we go about having a normal sex life again? Do we need to use protection even though we are in a fully committed relationship? Do I still need to take anti-viral meds? I never dreamed in a million years that we would be facing and STD after being together for 19 years and married for 13 of those years with two children. This is so unfair! Thanks for any advice you may have for me!

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