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I was recently diagnosed with HSV 2 a little over a month ago. My symptoms weren't as bad as they could have been because I went straight to Planned Parenthood and they gave me medication and saved my life prettymuch, it only lasted about 2 1/2 weeks. Anyways, since then, I've had pretty much a non existent sex drive... I used to want it constantly before all of this. Has anyone had the same experience? Is it because of the HSV? Or is it a mental issue? I feel so bad because I haven't had sex with my boyfriend In over a month and he knows i have this, (he does not have it), but he still thinks it's because of him... I'm just genuinely not in the mood, ever. Which isn't normal for me... I just need answers, and anyone who tells me their experience might help me. No matter how much I try to think about having sex, or to get myself in the mood...it just seems like a chore to me... it's really depressing.

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Hi kitty I think you’re just a little down over the diagnosis. Your sex drive will eventually come back when the sad feelings taper down a bit I’m not going to say it’ll happen instantly but it will come back so not all hope is lost. If you’re afraid of outright sex try other ways to spice up your relationship with your man maybe try sexting to get you in the mood and other forms of mechanical stimulation. 

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I thought that it coukd be associated with some type of trauma from the experience. It is after all, the worse thing that could have happened to me. Thank you. I hope it does get better. I've never tried any kind of toy so I'll bring that up to him if I am miraculously in the mood lol.

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