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Lucy29

Hi guys 

I’m really confused about what is going on at the moment. I contracted HSV2 11 years ago was outbreak free for 7 years then started getting OBS but very mild around my period I was in a relationship so I went on suppression it will be two years on suppression in May 2019. 

For I wound say the last year I have had near  constant shooting pains down my legs/ feet  sometimes in other areas of my body like hands Arms  spine soemtimes and around my buttocks I soemtimes even feel it in random places like my head etc. I also get a very itchy and swollen labia minoria soemtimes and just a burning feeling down below. It feels like something is there but when I look and with a light I can see notning. This is usually  worse at night I’ll wake up in the morning and it will be gone but through the day it will start again especially from friction of walking etc. 

I was on acyclovir but I changed to vacyclovir to see if it made a difference the first week I thought it did but this sensations are now back again. I’ve upped my dose and still the symptoms remain I also take olive leaf and lysine. I have no visible  sores at all and I’ve not had a single sore since starting suppression apart from a very mild one  when I was very stressed and pregnant  and ran out of tablets. 

My doctor at the GUM clinic ( sexual health clinic in UK)  thinks this is not herpes related she said if the sores have stopped then the meds  are  working and this could be another skin condition down below.  But I have leg pains itching and burning which to me is all symptoms of HSV

I have thought to myself herpes doesn’t behave like that and doesn’t come at night then go away in the morning then back at night but I don’t see what else this could be.  

When I had blisters I never got nerve pain I had the usual tingling in vagina when you just know one is coming I don’t have this anymore since being on suppression. 

I honestly would rather have mild OBS every few weeks that last a few days  than these constant symptoms. I feel contagious 24 7 and I wound even risk having  sex. 

 

Does anyone know  what this can be ? Is it  Hsv ? If it’s stopped   my blisters wouldn’t it stop symptoms all together ? 

 

Thanks 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HopefulGirl04

I am not sure what it could be, possibly someone else could be more helpful on that. But I was diagnosed with gHSV1 about a year ago. I was on supressive for 6 month (valacyclovir). Once I stopped, I started getting an outbreak every month right before my period. I am currently back on suppressive, but I still get an outbreak every month. However, I am experiencing the same thing, where I feel like something is there, and when I look, I do not see anything. It drives me crazy, and I have formed a habit of looking. But it also feels like it gets worse at night. I know this isn't too helpful, but maybe knowing that someone is experiencing the same thing is. 

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Celinaxox
2 hours ago, HopefulGirl04 said:

I am not sure what it could be, possibly someone else could be more helpful on that. But I was diagnosed with gHSV1 about a year ago. I was on supressive for 6 month (valacyclovir). Once I stopped, I started getting an outbreak every month right before my period. I am currently back on suppressive, but I still get an outbreak every month. However, I am experiencing the same thing, where I feel like something is there, and when I look, I do not see anything. It drives me crazy, and I have formed a habit of looking. But it also feels like it gets worse at night. I know this isn't too helpful, but maybe knowing that someone is experiencing the same thing is. 

Yeah i'm the same thing with ghsv1 and monthy obs. almost feels constant but not always showing physical signs on my skin ..just a deep nervy pain that can actually make it hard to sit down.

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Lucy29
On 12/19/2018 at 5:00 AM, Celinaxox said:

Yeah i'm the same thing with ghsv1 and monthy obs. almost feels constant but not always showing physical signs on my skin ..just a deep nervy pain that can actually make it hard to sit down.

I’ve read that a lot of ppl with nerve pain say it hurts to sit or touch the  skin some even say hurts to put clothes on. Mine isn’t like that it doesn’t hurt it’s just really annoying coz I don’t know if it’s related to hsv as I’ve had this  for 11 years now and never had these sensations before. It’s really annoying 

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Skrillah80
On 12/17/2018 at 6:45 PM, Lucy29 said:

Hi guys 

I’m really confused about what is going on at the moment. I contracted HSV2 11 years ago was outbreak free for 7 years then started getting OBS but very mild around my period I was in a relationship so I went on suppression it will be two years on suppression in May 2019. 

For I wound say the last year I have had near  constant shooting pains down my legs/ feet  sometimes in other areas of my body like hands Arms  spine soemtimes and around my buttocks I soemtimes even feel it in random places like my head etc. I also get a very itchy and swollen labia minoria soemtimes and just a burning feeling down below. It feels like something is there but when I look and with a light I can see notning. This is usually  worse at night I’ll wake up in the morning and it will be gone but through the day it will start again especially from friction of walking etc. 

I was on acyclovir but I changed to vacyclovir to see if it made a difference the first week I thought it did but this sensations are now back again. I’ve upped my dose and still the symptoms remain I also take olive leaf and lysine. I have no visible  sores at all and I’ve not had a single sore since starting suppression apart from a very mild one  when I was very stressed and pregnant  and ran out of tablets. 

My doctor at the GUM clinic ( sexual health clinic in UK)  thinks this is not herpes related she said if the sores have stopped then the meds  are  working and this could be another skin condition down below.  But I have leg pains itching and burning which to me is all symptoms of HSV

I have thought to myself herpes doesn’t behave like that and doesn’t come at night then go away in the morning then back at night but I don’t see what else this could be.  

When I had blisters I never got nerve pain I had the usual tingling in vagina when you just know one is coming I don’t have this anymore since being on suppression. 

I honestly would rather have mild OBS every few weeks that last a few days  than these constant symptoms. I feel contagious 24 7 and I wound even risk having  sex. 

 

Does anyone know  what this can be ? Is it  Hsv ? If it’s stopped   my blisters wouldn’t it stop symptoms all together ? 

 

Thanks 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Got a quick question..Is HSV 2 different for everybody? Are the outbreaks super painful for everybody? I have not had an outbreak yet and it's been a lil over a month now..I've been masturbating and still no outbreak lol guess my immune system is strong..I dk

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WilsoInAus

Hey @Skrillah80 it is also entirely possible you do not have HSV-2. A random, unknown blood test with a high level positive over the phone is not a diagnosis.

For your own health, please obtain the full results of the test you had or see your doctor for a properly requisitioned test with follow up review and interpretation of results.

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