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paranoia or second outbreak?

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kiwi turtle

just wondering if what I am feeling is a second outbreak, the tail end of my first outbreak or just me being paranoid!

my first ob was ending around this weekend. the tingling/stinging subsided, i could pee normally and most of the sores except two had healed, but I couldn't even feel them. now half way through the week i am getting a little painful itch down there and just noticed a "paper cut" in the same spot as my worst sore from the last OB. i just finished my alyclovir on monday.

However, I do play roller derby and I had sex with my boyfriend tuesday thinking my OB was finished. It was a bit painful as I hadn't had sex in nearly a month and I'm a small girl and he is uhm, gifted in that region. The reason why I think derby may be a problem is because yesterday a fell and got a skate wheel straight up the vag which could have caused a little bit of damage. I didn't check, i just got up to skate it off.

so, what do you think it is? I am newly diagnosed (less than a month) with genital HSV1

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PeacefulClarity

wow, hmmm.... (in deep thought)... getting hit with a skate wheel in the vagina is pretty serious, maybe that incident irritated the healing cut. Or maybe it's your first OB completing itself. My first OB was hellishly painful and took three weeks to completely disappear.

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