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clairemn

Yearly "on time" recurrence- same month??

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clairemn

I was diagnosed with genital HSV-1 May 2015 (big surprise to me!). Anyways, my outbreaks only come one time per year almost on time. I was just telling my boyfriend a few days ago, "Oh no! It's April, that's my HSV month!" (At least I can now find some humor and peace with it, I suffered with severe depression a couple of years ago due to the diagnosis and "stigma" behind STDs/STIs).

So here are my outbreaks: 

1st outbreak EVER: May 2015

1st Recurrence: April 2016 

2nd Recurrence: (now) April 2017

My doc wrote me a prescription for this, so I haven't been in to ask him what his thoughts are on this, but has anyone else experienced yearly, "on time" outbreaks?! 

I don't have anything consistent in my life at this time of the year.. nothing that strikes my memory of why it would happen at the same time of the year. I did recently suffer a severe sunburn in Florida, which I was reading is a nerve trigger for HSV. Well, if anyone can type their input, I would love to hear it! 

Thanks! 

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