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    • Aubrey77
      Thank you 
    • WilsoInAus
      Hey @Aubrey77 these symptoms are not something that oral HSV-1 can cause. In the end herpes would do what it does best and this is cause a sore somewhere on the lips . It might tingle a little as it forms, be inconvenient as it blisters and then crust as it heals and all look a little unsightly. But that’s herpes.    No reason to disbelieve your doctors thoughts on your issues.
    • Aubrey77
      Any feed back is welcome. I get these small bumps inside my right cheek. They do not hurt or burst. They just come and go. I showed them to doctors and the say they come up with stress and foods. Problem is I have pain and muscle spasms down right arm and in legs. Are these all ongoing issues for getting virus? I am not sure was going on with my body anymore 
    • Runner278
      Update: met with PCP Friday to get a referral to neurologist. During the discussion he discussed my low white blood cell count from a test I took in February. My count is/was 3.61. I asked him if that could be contributing to slow development of antibodies. He didn’t really react to it much. With that said, I did take another IGG test Friday which came back negative. I’m at week 12 post suppressive therapy and week 14 total without taking AVs. I emailed Terri Warren to see if she feels I need to wait longer to take the western blot to allow my WBC to increase and/or allow antibodies to develop. I want to use the WB as the final step in my testing journey and I don’t want to have to question the results.    Anyone have any experience or knowledge of someone with low/lower WBC and how long it took them to seroconvert?
    • asdfz
      Does anyone know what the side effects of pritelivir are?  Has anyone on this site actually tried it? 
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OhioSweetie87

Should I tell other doctors that I have HSV2?

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I haven’t told my MD doctor that I was diagnosed with HSV2 last January. The only doctor that knows is my GYN. Please let me know how you guys handled letting other physicians know. I’m scared and can’t shake the feeling of having it all over my chart record.

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floydmonk

Shortly after being diagnosed I was dealing with a number of other health issues and being that I recently moved to a new city, I actually used the opportunity to tell some doctors who probably didn't even need to know. It was like an exercise in disclosure. Not recommending it for everyone, but it kind of helped me get past the stigma. I know its all over my records now, but I'm not too concerned. Whenever I go back to these doctors I do worry about what the receptionists think of me, but quite frankly I don't care too much.

By the way, I'm from Ohio also. Columbus area. If you are looking to make a local friend send a message.

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