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I found out I had herpies well over a week ago while in the ER because I was in pure agony. There is no way to express what the first time feels like, as I'm sure you all know. I was starting to feel like I was close to better, although could have been much better when my boy friend and I thought we could test out trying to have sex (protected of course). It didn't go so well, I just wasn't ready. 2 days later here I am feeling like I am back to square one when I was almost better. New sores and all. Did the friction from our freeble atempt make me break out again when I was almost better? How long does a person wait? It's going on almost 2 weeks and my progress is minimal after I had that surge of hope. I feel this is endless and am very frustrated.

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There are a ton of things that can trigger an outbreak, and having sex is definately one of them...You should wait until all of your symptoms are completely gone before making any attepmt at having sex again.

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