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copingslowly

how long for the outbreaks to subside!

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copingslowly

So I was diagnosed with HSV2 3 years ago and I would think that by now they would not be so frequent. I have been doing a little experiment and documenting how often I get outbreaks. It seems like they have been even more frequent now than before! Every 2 or 3 weeks I will get another OB that lasts like a week or two! It's so annoying, especially being a single female. I absolutely hate it and I want to start a relationship but I feel like there is no way I can tell someone I have herpes at this point.

I should have said something a long time ago, but as you all know its not the easiest conversation to have. And the worst part is I had unprotected sex! I feel awful and know I should say something but I feel like its too late. Things just kind of happened and I don't always think about HSV all the time. .....UGH I'm in such an awful place. What to do!!!!!!!!?

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I think the frequency of outbreaks varies depending on the person, their diet, exercise ect. I've had herpes for 15 years. I have read however that the longer you have it, the fewer outbreaks one has. I was afraid to tell others too. I felt really bad about not mentioning it, and still do. Now I take valtrex. I have not had one out break since taking it. I hope it all works out for you. Blessings.

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