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Viral Meningitis?

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PurpleandGray

Morning everyone. As some of you may remember I've been posting on here about my experience with herpies and how it seems to be much more extreme then others. I'm on Valtrex again right now but last week I had a horrible outbreak which included fever, bad cough, feeling run down, rash and more. I went to the doctor and she said that it's for sure viral but that it's clearing itself up on its own. After doing more research on herpies last night I'm now thinking I may have had viral meningitis. I guess now that we all have the herpies virus in us we're at risk of getting this. Has anyone else experienced this?? I was fearing that since I was so bad I may have HIV but my sexual experience was not risky in that way so I was very confused! Hopefully the viral menigists was it and I'll start feeling better! Please post any advice. TY! 

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Hansje

I read the symptoms of viral meningitis include headache, fever, dislike of bright light, stiff neck, nausea and vomiting. Sounds different from the symptoms you describe, , which is fever, bad cough, feeling run down, rash. Only the fever is the same.

If you are afraid you might have HIV you should definitely get it tested!

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PurpleandGray

Ok Thank you! I have a blood test scheduled for Dec 9th which would be the three month mark. My 6 week 4th gen test for HIV was negative so I'm praying bits not that! 

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