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ggboy95

Hello,

Sorry to drag this out but at the moment I'm really quite worried that I may have contracted genital herpes and if I'm honest wanted some advice. I'm a straight male who had unprotected oral and vaginal sex with a girl 6 weeks ago. I hadn't had any symptoms up until a month after when I noticed some yellow discharge from my penis and pain when peeing. Upon discovering this I immediately went to my local GUM clinic on Monday the 12'th of March to be tested for Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea & HIV all which came back negative on the 18'th of March. I also had a swab test but the Dr said that she couldn't see anything on the slide. However, I did notice a developing cold sore on my chin on the 16'th which has since appeared and is finally subsiding, however I'm certain I've never had a cold sore before. By this point the pain whilst peeing had subsided, however was still experiencing some yellow discharge upon waking up in the morning. Upon hearing the results for my STI test were negative and the appearance of a cold sore, I immediately began to panic that I contracted genital herpes therefore went to my GP to which she didn't inspect my penis at all and barely offered me any information on it, just prescribed me Valacyclovir which I have been taking since Monday the 19'th. I now have discovered one small red spot on my testacles, no head or anything on it but I feel that its tingling such as concurrent with a herpes outbreak. I know that the Herpes test cant be done unless you have an open sore (in the UK), however I'm terrified of what it might be and/if I have also contracted something else as I know normally herpes doesn't cause yellow penile discharge. I'm extremely stressed that every little itch on my body could be it, I've been religiously washing my hands so much so that I've got dry, cracked skin on my hands and I can barely sleep exacerbating the problem.

I'm so embarrassed of this but also feel I have no one to talk to. I just don't know what to do next and needed some advice.

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guaj14

The symptoms you have are genital herpes. Valacyclovir is an antiviral agent that stops the virus from cloning and helps you fight the outbreak, but the virus will remain in your body. There is a treatment called The Ultimate Herpes Protocol that is very effective against genital herpes. I leave the link to a webpage that talks about genital herpes and about this treatment.

http://killherpesvirus.com/topical-genital-herpes-treatment/

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Soscared94

Did you request an igg test? I wouldn't take an antiviral until an igg showed negative and antivirals can skew the test

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