I was diagnosed with a single, small herpes sore decades ago. Never had another outbreak after that.
on Dec 28, I vigorously masterbated, while also having been flu-like and under a tremendous amount of personal stress. Basically, the tri-fecta...
6 bumps came the next day, formed blisters over the next 2 days and then slowly healed over.
its now been 1 month and I can still see the remnants of the papules.
in fact today, I was having a tingling feeling and general “warmness” around the area.
im wondering if I’m getting another outbreak? And how long it takes for the papules to completely disappear?
thanks in advance for any thoughts
Thanks @MikeHerp for continuing to lead on this front- a permanent cure is that much closer thanks to your efforts and the inspiration you have given many to join in this cause. Looking forward to positive news this year on multiple fronts against this pesky virus!
Content should be familiar to many people here but still an interesting read. Great to see sources continuing to push back against the stigma:
"“Back before Time Magazine did a cover story on herpes in the late 1970’s, we didn’t think of it as an STI. We thought of it as a normal thing — fever blisters, we often called it — and it wasn’t a big deal. Because most everyone had a cold sore now and then. But then, acyclovir came out and the [pharmaceutical] companies wanted to make a lot of money, so they started advertising it,” Dr. Graves says. “Because of misogyny, they made it this big dramatic thing and the ads mostly were about how women wouldn’t want to transmit it to partners. So it became stigmatized.”"
So I posted about a week ago about being exposed by a partner who didn’t disclose until after. After talking with him and y’all on here I was a lot more comfortable that everything was ok. Well this morning I noticed these while using the bathroom. I shaved to get a closer look. I originally thought ingrown hairs as I get them but usually on my thighs. But I don’t see hairs and no pus. I’m calling dr in morning to see what they say just wanted opinions. They do hurt some it’s how I noticed them. I was also sick over weekend but again my kids had the flu the week before so I just assumed I caught the flu from them even though my flu test was negative. I am going to call dr first thing in morning, just wanted opinions on it tonight to ease my anxiety some. Thank you
hang on working on photo