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Beachlovr88

I have HSV-2, genital. My first outbreak (2 months ago) I had sores, with the same symptoms of everything involving an upper respiratory infection, and/or, cold/flu symptoms that lasted literally, over a month. Longer than the damn sores. Since then, my outbreaks and symptoms show up with no sores, but extreme fatigue, cold or flu symptoms, and extremely swollen lymphnode on the left side, under my jaw. Has anyone else experienced this? If so, any advice to make it stop? Sometimes it shows up for a day and is gone the next, others it's longer. But it's zapped my energy levels, and taken everything out of me. And my doctor is ZERO help. Any GOOD advice would be much appreciated. 

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WilsoInAus

The symptoms you describe would appear to have nothing to do with HSV.

Goodness knows what is going on, have you had a chest x-ray? The fatigue sounds like recovery from a bad chest infection.

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Beachlovr88
3 hours ago, WilsoInAus said:

The symptoms you describe would appear to have nothing to do with HSV.

Goodness knows what is going on, have you had a chest x-ray? The fatigue sounds like recovery from a bad chest infection.

I said GOOD advice. Upper respiratory infections often accompany herpes breakouts. Thanks. 

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WilsoInAus

They may contribute to outbreaks, but they are not in any way related to respiratory issues, either oral or genital herpes.

This is serious, is your doctor suggesting this? If they are, please PM me and I will address it with the medical board, such utter incompetence must be addressed. My goodness, sometimes these quacks need to be taken off the road if you know what I mean. You poor soul, but it will be alright. Please find a competent doctor before it is to late.

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Beachlovr88

Haha! Okay, let me just have you address it with the medical board. 

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WilsoInAus

More than happy to, it is the best way to put doctors on notice to lift their knowledge on topics like these.

This will also give you a chance to get a proper diagnosis of your chest, how's that going, fatigue continuing?

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Beachlovr88
22 hours ago, WilsoInAus said:

More than happy to, it is the best way to put doctors on notice to lift their knowledge on topics like these.

This will also give you a chance to get a proper diagnosis of your chest, how's that going, fatigue continuing?

Yes, actually. And, ironically,  I just got another cold. Sore throat, Runny nose, body aches. :-(

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WilsoInAus
14 minutes ago, Beachlovr88 said:

Yes, actually. And, ironically,  I just got another cold. Sore throat, Runny nose, body aches. :-(

Oh that's no good, but this has nothing to do with herpes. This seems quite chronic, what does your (new) doctor think is going on?

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Beachlovr88

I'm on the hunt for one still. I live in Idaho. The American state where good doctors don't exist.

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