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Female on Mirena dealing with third OB. HELP!

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LoneWolf

It’s been a while since I’ve been on here! So long story short, I was diagnosed in June. The doctor ran blood tests, came back negative. I have not gone back for further testing since my herpes was confirmed by two different doctors. But since I haven’t gone back for testing since June, it is unsure whether I have genital or oral herpes on my lady bits.

I am currently going through my third OB and wow is it a whole lot worse than my second OB!! I am on mirena, I have been for a couple of years, and am noticing some weird discharge. So this third OB started as my second one did, I thought I was getting a yeast infection then came the awful bowl moments which lead to what I thought were cuts from wiping too hard. THEN the “cuts” took too long to heal and that’s when it occurred to me that I was in the midst of another OB

Now that this OB is in full effect, my discharge is beginning to range in colors. I’m talking brown to almost purple! I have no idea what could be causing it. I’ve been on over the counter yeast pills and have not had any itching. I’ve just been suffering through the awful lesions right at the entrance of my vagina. 

Has any other woman been through this?! Please help because I’m starting to freak out!!

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Soscared94

How do you know you have herpes if blood test were negative?

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LoneWolf

@Soscared94 I know because of my initial outbreak. It was very clear I have herpes. 

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Soscared94

May I ask what your first outbreak was like?

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LoneWolf

@Soscared94 it was AWFUL. I had sores and lesions all over my labia, perineum. It burned if urine made contact. Took weeks to heal. 

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GlitterDx
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Is that progesterone based ? Sometimes progesterone fuels outbreaks. Are you on a suppressive dose of antivirals? You should try it if not. Don’t suffer alone — go to the doctor 

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