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I had my diagnosis of HSV2 and first outbreak a week ago, it was excruciating and emotionally draining but recovered with the help of anti viral medication and positive support from friends and family I disclosed to. 

Since recovering, I put myself under immense stress prior to disclosing to my sexual partner who was (thankfully) fine with it, so much so he insisted on being okay with having unprotected sex. After a couple of rough sessions in the bedroom I got home and noticed a tiny lesion on my opening that looks exactly how my first ones appeared.  

Now that I think about it I have had some headaches and some genital burning/ leg pain but I put it down to still recovering from the first outbreak and being so stressed about disclosing.

I am assuming the rough sex and stress triggered this new outbreak and I should start taking my anti viral meds asap to clear the symptoms up? Just that I literally only just recovered from my first one, is this normal?  This makes me worried I am going to have an outbreak after every time I have sex! Help! 

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    • Quest
      I think you should search the India thread
    • Quest
      I think you should believe them. Good luck
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