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Chiatta

HSV1 1st OB- pain gone but now THE ITCH!!! Help

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Chiatta

So as some of you know I was diagnosed on Monday with HSV 1 on vagina which I got from oral sex with new partner. The pain was horrific at first. I'm 2 weeks into my outbreak and the pain is gone, but it has been replaced by a terrible itching!

lidocaine gel isn't working.

any tips from you guys re itching? It's driving me mad! 

 

 

 

 

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KJS

I have the same diagnosis. I, like many others, understand the pain. I'm a message away if you need to talk. I hope you have a good day. ❤️

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