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Hi there! I posted in new here but I thought I’d post in newly diagnosed as well. It’s been really about 3 weeks I think?? I had a culture don’t in the office during an awful painful outbreak. I needed a script for Percocet because of the pain. I’ve always feared disease and STDs and I’m so upset over this. I was positive for hsv1 and negative for  Hsv2. Any difference in the two and the breakouts? I had oral sex with a friends I’ve had since high school and I noticed the odd feeling 2 days later. It had to be him... bc no sex for awhile before that and have never had any problems previously. Of course when I try to discuss things with him he keeps ignoring me so he has no idea what I want to discuss :( I feel stupid and disgusting and pretty much like I will never find love now. I’m a nurse a loving caring person, I travel the world and I still have so much I want to do :(( I feel like I’m a way this is ruining it. Anyway they gave me Valtrex which I have one more day of.. and I’m scared that I won’t have it after that... like terrified. I have been taking daily zinc, lysine with garlic and echinacea, on top of my daily anti anxiety and anti depressants I’ve been on for years. I’m sick of pills but I really have no choice right now. I need some advice, some love, some comfort. I’m feeling vulnerable and just want to give up 

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Lulupazoola

I was having back to back OB's and decided to try several things I had read about here.  The first one was instant gratification:  oil of oregano diluted with fractionated coconut oil.  I could feel another OB coming, tingles, and just spread the oil all over the area.  In a few minutes the tingle was gone.  The lesions and red scarring i had responded well to it too.  Went away promptly.  The second thing was diet.  A person on this forum said they had good results by eating more vegetables, some fruit, meat and mostly using potatoes for carbs.  Like, leaving grains alone.  I decided to leave wheat alone and use other grains occasionally.  I no longer eat chocolate, nuts, seeds, coconut, oats, as these r all potential triggers for an OB.  I take 1000 mg lysine 2 x day in case i unknowingly eat some food that is high in arganine.  So far so good.  Another person on this forum said she took neem capsules 2 x day and hadnt had another outbreak in 2 years.  So i do that too.  It hasnt been long enough for me to make any great claims, but the continuous, never ending breakouts have stopped, i have energy and feel good.

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