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OB's different this time

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Just wondering if anyone else experiences this? My OBs are usually very painful, last for ages and hurt like heck. I am currently experiencing the mildest one I have ever had, fingers crossed. I say fingers crossed because sometimes they start out really mild, half go away and then kick back in with avengeance.

This one is barely there, in a much smaller area than usual and also the tell tale signs were more painful, with the raised area and tingling in my butt cheek. They bothered me a lot, the actual OB has been fine. Is that normal? Is it just because my body is getting mroe used to it now?

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hi nosila,

I think i get very similar symptoms to you. My first OB was very painful, but since then I have not had any pain with outbreaks, just the tingling sensation and a small raised area which sometimes scabs over.

I think I have read somewhere that our bodies can better at fighting the virus the longer we have it? not sure if anyone else can confirm that?

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Your body will develop antibodies and within time you can eventually stop/barely ever have OBs. Within years and years.

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