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Here’s my story:

I was in a long term relationship (5 years relationship) but my infidelity  was a sh*t! Alcohol ruined everything! I got drunk and i had a one night stand with a guy whom i’ve known for only 2 weeks during our seminar (didn’t know his past sex life, we never had a deeper conversation) I was worried about getting HIV ( i didn’t worried about getting HSV) glad to say hiv result was negative. What i wonder most is that, twas 2 years ago...does it mean i’ve been asymptomatic for the entire 2 years? and I had my outbreak just days ago. Is it possible?

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Ashley738

Are you asking if you could have had it before hand and just have been asymptomatic? Or are you asking is it possible to be asymptomatic for the entire two years?

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bringmebacktolife
1 minute ago, Ashley738 said:

Are you asking if you could have had it before hand and just have been asymptomatic? Or are you asking is it possible to be asymptomatic for the entire two years?

Yeah. Is it possible to be asymptomatic for the entire two years ? Uhmmm after my infidelity 

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G77

I've had conflicting advice on this. One doctor told me I could have had it years without knowing but the doctor who swabbed me said it was a new infection due to how bad my first outbreak was and then blood work showed me to be negative so I knew then that it was a new infection. Have you had sex with anyone else recently?  

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Ashley738

I was gonna say yeah. I think so. I had a mild first outbreak which all the doctors told me that it was just my lips being chapped which it could have been. But so far I haven’t had any outbreaks it’s been 7 months and 3 since I actually had my blood test done 

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Inlimbo

I would say it is possible to be asymptomatic for 2 years because I have been for more than 2 years. I've only been with my husband for the last 10 years...had my first OB one month ago. It was mild...no crazy initial OB before then.

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bringmebacktolife
9 hours ago, Gilly77 said:

I've had conflicting advice on this. One doctor told me I could have had it years without knowing but the doctor who swabbed me said it was a new infection due to how bad my first outbreak was and then blood work showed me to be negative so I knew then that it was a new infection. Have you had sex with anyone else recently?  

It was negative? You mean you had a new infection aside from hsv

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bringmebacktolife
9 hours ago, Ashley738 said:

I was gonna say yeah. I think so. I had a mild first outbreak which all the doctors told me that it was just my lips being chapped which it could have been. But so far I haven’t had any outbreaks it’s been 7 months and 3 since I actually had my blood test done 

Are you hsv1 positive? I noticed a days ago i had blisters on my genital area so i suspected it might be herpes and i went to my ob to confirm then she said it was really a herpes. She also said that maybe i got it from the time i cheated last two years ago and became dormant for years. So sad

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bringmebacktolife
3 hours ago, Inlimbo said:

I would say it is possible to be asymptomatic for 2 years because I have been for more than 2 years. I've only been with my husband for the last 10 years...had my first OB one month ago. It was mild...no crazy initial OB before then.

So where did you get your herpes then?

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Ashley738
2 hours ago, bringmebacktolife said:

Are you hsv1 positive? I noticed a days ago i had blisters on my genital area so i suspected it might be herpes and i went to my ob to confirm then she said it was really a herpes. She also said that maybe i got it from the time i cheated last two years ago and became dormant for years. So sad

Yes I am HSV 1 positive.  Confirmed through and Igg blood test. Where?  I have no idea because besides the lip thing I haven’t had any outbreak so it’s hard to tell. But yes it can lie doormat for years based on what I’ve read so it could have been from that or before hand. There’s really no way of telling u less u knew for sure that guy gave it to u 

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G77
2 hours ago, bringmebacktolife said:

It was negative? You mean you had a new infection aside from hsv

It was a new infection of hsv1. My swab showed positive but my bloods came back negative as I hadn't had the virus long enough to show in my blood. My outbreak was textbook from having sex too ie symptoms, blisters appearing etc so that's also why the second doctor said it was a new infection plus the severity of it and the negative blood test. I think if you have had it a while it's almost impossible to track who you got it off unless you know that they are carriers too. 

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Inlimbo
10 hours ago, bringmebacktolife said:

So where did you get your herpes then?

No idea...could have been my current husband had it and did not know. Could have been from my first husband. This can lie dormant in your system for decades. Some people never know they even have it.

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Missy moo
On 7/12/2018 at 2:03 PM, bringmebacktolife said:

So where did you get your herpes then?

I was diagnosed with genital herpes 25 years ago. I currently am in my second OB (huge stress at the moment which I think has contributed) so I was asymptomatic for 25 years.   

 

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Number212
On July 12, 2018 at 3:39 AM, Inlimbo said:

I would say it is possible to be asymptomatic for 2 years because I have been for more than 2 years. I've only been with my husband for the last 10 years...had my first OB one month ago. It was mild...no crazy initial OB before then.

Thats great . What type of hsv do you have ?? 

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honkschonks

@Missy moo have you been taking preventative herpes meds for all this time or have you just been lucky not to have another OB? What do you think brought about this new OB?

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SlowEmotionReplay

I just went 3+ years without an outbreak and I wasn’t using any anti-viral meds the whole time. 

 

And my outbreak is very mild (although I will say my left butt cheek and left groin are very tender to the touch). 

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