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NewToTheHive

Ok, so I’m sure everyone is tired of all the questions I’m asking, but I’m trying to be as responsible and as well educated as possible. 

With that being said, if you’ve seen my other posts, you know I’m still awaiting my test results for confirmation. I have had visual genital sores, and 1 on my rectum that started on Monday. Within the last 30 minutes, I just developed a sore like thing on the inner part of my bottom lip. I’ve never had a cold sore or anything before. Could this be another herpes sore?! And it’s also developing in my mouth along with my genitals? 

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WilsoInAus

This does happen, although it happens mostly from a partner's oral HSV-1 infection, it is considerably rarer from a partner's genital HSV-2 infection.

What you describe sounds more like a regular canker type sore. Perhaps when you back to the doctor it can be checked out, but I suggest you're anxiety is getting the better of you right now.

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Dutchy
5 hours ago, NewToTheHive said:

Ok, so I’m sure everyone is tired of all the questions I’m asking, but I’m trying to be as responsible and as well educated as possible. 

With that being said, if you’ve seen my other posts, you know I’m still awaiting my test results for confirmation. I have had visual genital sores, and 1 on my rectum that started on Monday. Within the last 30 minutes, I just developed a sore like thing on the inner part of my bottom lip. I’ve never had a cold sore or anything before. Could this be another herpes sore?! And it’s also developing in my mouth along with my genitals? 

It Does not need to be. I had also a swab taken from my mouth that looked very suspicious. But it wasn't HSV related. Get it checked out so that you know. I checked several bumps. Facial mouth etcetera. Now i know that it's a genital thing. I am not scared anymore tot kiss... 

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NewToTheHive

I woke up this morning and it’s no longer a bump or painful. I do remember chewing on my lip yesterday when I called my OBgYN to try to get my results. I think maybe I bit to hard/ripped a piece of skin. Because all the reasearch be done says it’s highly unlikely to have it in both places, and I’ve never had a sore before 

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