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constantly feel infectious :( help

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i’ve tried to educate myself as much as i can about this virus and shedding / transmission rates but sometimes i feel like there is so much information and some goes against what the other is saying and i feel like my brain has so many questions and it may just explode :weary:  i just feel like i am constantly shedding or infectious, i notice every single tingle down there now and freak out incase i am shedding or about to have an OB (i seem to get a mild obaround my period ) i don’t think i’ve gone longer than 2 weeks since  getting this in sept, i read that shedding occurs 30-40% within the first 6 months (i have hsv2) but then i read that shedding was less than that per year, also i read that there needs to be millions of copies of the virus present on the skin for transmission, shedding may not always cause millions of copies... is this correct? also i somtimes notice an itchyness right on the vagina opening , does this mean i could be shedding it from this place? i also read that you can shed anywhere in the boxer short region, so does that mean i’m contagious in that area too  


 sorry a bit of a rant my brain is going into overdrive today 


 any advice on these topics would be really appreciated :) 

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