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Hello....I am 30 yrs old and was diagnosed with genital herpes last Sept. Since my initial outbreak which was mostly flu-like symptoms although I did have a 3 or 4 lesions, I have had only one other OB which occurred within weeks of the inital OB. Since then, I have had nothing. My doctor did blood tests last fall which confirmed the presence of herpes but didn't culture the lesions on my butt because they were almost scabbed over. She said they looked like herpes to her. She did a pelvic exam and there was nothing abnormal in or around my vagina. I am thankful that I'm not having regular OBs but would like to hear from others with similar experiences. Thank you!

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hey, i've had herpes for almost three years now, and my initial outbreak was horrible... major fever, blisters and sores, loss of appetite, everything... but, guess what? i've only had one noticable outbreak since! so, although it's not the norm, i rarely get them myself. it's a reeeaaaallllyyyyy good thing. but ya, try not to jinx yourself. lol

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Well, I guess I did jinx myself because I'm having one now! Is it true that worrying about it will possibly bring on an OB?? My legs and lower back are aching and I'm feeling fatigued as well. I have one sore that is quite painful. This sucks!

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