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PurpleandGray

Could this be shingles?

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PurpleandGray

Hi everyone. I've been struggling to figure out what's going on with me. I had my first outbreak after having predicted sex and unprotected oral sex with someone who had a sore. He told me it was from masturbating. I was stupid to believe him. A few weeks later I had a horrible outbreak that lasted 4 weeks. It finally cleared up with Valtrex and a yeast infection pill. Since then I've had maybe 2 smaller outbreaks but my body still does not feel right. I've had rashes on places like my chest, upper arms and legs. My entire body especially my face feels like it's burning along with intense times when I feel like I'm waking directly into a fire. The rashes fade and get worse when I'm feeling hot or nervous. They aren't painful to touch at all though which makes me think maybe it's not shingles? I've been to the doctors twice but they just keep giving me Valtrex and say wait for your blood test results which I'll be going to get done tomorrow. I just can't seem to figure out what's going on with me! It seems like even if it was shingles that the Valtrex would have cleared it up right? Is my body just having trouble adjusting to herpies?

Please help if you can! 

Im a 32 year old female who had her first herpies outbreak in September if that helps with anything. 

 

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I am aware of shingles and have no others that have suffered from them.  Shingles goes along more of your midsection and is very very very painful.  Painful to the point of not being able to go to work.  Shingles is also extremely obvious as in there is no mistaking it.  I doubt you have shingles but possibly some other type of rash.  Perhaps hives??  It sounds like hives to me.  Hives are brought on by stress, hormones and allergic reactions.

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PurpleandGray

Thanks so much I appreciate you taking the time to help me. Do you know if there is a burning sensation with hives? Like right now o just woke up out of a sound sleep at 2am and I have burning in my legs? I'm thinking maybe nerve damage?? Thanks so much for your help.

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On 11/27/2016 at 11:17 PM, PurpleandGray said:

Thanks so much I appreciate you taking the time to help me. Do you know if there is a burning sensation with hives? Like right now o just woke up out of a sound sleep at 2am and I have burning in my legs? I'm thinking maybe nerve damage?? Thanks so much for your help.

Are you still on Valtrex

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On 11/27/2016 at 5:07 PM, PurpleandGray said:

Hi everyone. I've been struggling to figure out what's going on with me. I had my first outbreak after having predicted sex and unprotected oral sex with someone who had a sore. He told me it was from masturbating. I was stupid to believe him. A few weeks later I had a horrible outbreak that lasted 4 weeks. It finally cleared up with Valtrex and a yeast infection pill. Since then I've had maybe 2 smaller outbreaks but my body still does not feel right. I've had rashes on places like my chest, upper arms and legs. My entire body especially my face feels like it's burning along with intense times when I feel like I'm waking directly into a fire. The rashes fade and get worse when I'm feeling hot or nervous. They aren't painful to touch at all though which makes me think maybe it's not shingles? I've been to the doctors twice but they just keep giving me Valtrex and say wait for your blood test results which I'll be going to get done tomorrow. I just can't seem to figure out what's going on with me! It seems like even if it was shingles that the Valtrex would have cleared it up right? Is my body just having trouble adjusting to herpies?

Please help if you can! 

Im a 32 year old female who had her first herpies outbreak in September if that helps with anything. 

 

You could have an allergic reaction to the Valtrex. I did and had the same symptoms. 

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