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I found out last week after my annual physical that I am HSV2. More need to request this specific test when having one done. Since doing a lot of research I am prepared if I get an outbreak and I think that is when true reality will happen. Since I have always done the boosting my immune system(I have Fybromyalgia) it might happen or not. But the Dr let me now if I get sick it might trigger my first outbreak. 

Thanks everyone for making me feel okay, I think the hard part to accepting my status is my age. I found some interesting facts about my age group.  

I am remembering all the talks I had with my sons about sex and relationships. I glad I taught them never to judge and why. 

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WilsoInAus

Annual physicals often do not apply the right HSV-2 testing. Did you have the IgG type specific for HSV-1 and HSV-2? Have you ever had an outbreak of sores on your genitals?

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DirtyKitty

I was just wondering what you found out about your age group?  I am older myself and feel the ob's are worse than ever at this time.  Thanks for sharing.

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On 12/13/2016 at 5:57 PM, WilsoInAus said:

Annual physicals often do not apply the right HSV-2 testing. Did you have the IgG type specific for HSV-1 and HSV-2? Have you ever had an outbreak of sores on your genitals?

Yes when I get tested I always ask for an STD, herpes and HIV screening and that is how they found out that it is HSV2. I haven't had an OB yet, the doctor thinks I might be asymmetric and that has caused me to totally withdraw. They did tell me if I get sick I more than likely will have an outbreak. 

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On 12/15/2016 at 0:53 AM, DirtyKitty said:

I was just wondering what you found out about your age group?  I am older myself and feel the ob's are worse than ever at this time.  Thanks for sharing.

 I keep reading the same thing. And I terrified about getting my first OB. I wonder if it is because of premenopause and menopause that women feel discomfort more? Thanks for sharing also. 

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WilsoInAus

Without an outbreak, it is important to get old of the full details of the test, especially if you have had a negative in the past and suddenly a positive with no symptoms.

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Trying45

The guy I was dating for awhile passed it on to me. And a lot of the supplements that are used to boost your immune system I take on a regular basis for my fibromyalgia and that could be delaying my OB

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12 minutes ago, WilsoInAus said:

Without an outbreak, it is important to get old of the full details of the test, especially if you have had a negative in the past and suddenly a positive with no symptoms.

But I will request my old test and have the compared with my new results. Thanks for the recommendation! :)

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