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Hi...I'm New and Confused

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I was diagnosed almost a month ago with HSV1. I dont know how I got it. The story is so weird and long that Im sure no one would take the time to read it. I sound bitter...I know...thats because I am. What Im confused about is that I have HSV1 as the nurse tells me its "basically cold sores." But I am still getting the symptoms like one leg will feel numb, my right hand is tingling and numb as I type right now. My underarms hurt sometimes and i havent gotten blisters down there or burning BUT it also tingles down there.

My question is...was their diagnosis wrong? Is something else further wrong or do HSV1 pretty much experience the same symptoms as HSV2?

Please someone HELP me out here?

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80% of adults has hsv1 so you are not alone. And having it oral does not mean you have it genital too. Those are two unrelated nerve systems that the virus rides to the epidermis.

Come to the "Chat Room", there you will find many nice fellow Herpsters who can offer you their support.

Good luck!


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