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Hello all, new here and just wanted to voice some anger at the general public concerning herpes/cold sores

I have had cold sores since I was a child, back then they were just cold sores/fever blisters and no one associated them with the herpes virus. I get at least 1 per year and what really sucks is if I eat anything I am allergic to I get sores on my lips, sores in my mouth and down my throat. I was scared at first when this BS rumor started going around(or when I first heard of it) about cold sores being herpes, so I got myself tested for the first time about 10 years ago, I was surprised when the results came back negative for the anti-bodies for herpes simplex 1 and 2. In truth, this is when I started to get angry at doctors and people in general. Since then I have had a culture from one of the sores and recently this year another anti-body test(because a female friend accused me). All negative. I did enjoy shoving the results in her face, but I want to know why... why and who are the doctors and quacks out there spreading these lies that anyone that gets a sore automatically has herpes? I dont understand it!

Now I have a new sore (just 1) on my bottom lip and I know tomorrow when I go to work people are going to think that I have herpes, if I had it, then I could understand this reaction, but I don't and I don't like people thinking this way of me if that makes any sense. I truly pity and feel for anyone infected with herpes type 1 or 2 and wish there was a cure for those people that are infected. That way no one would treat people so freaking differently or be scared of them(especially the other sex). I am so pissed off right now, why does my body do this to me? And why does this BS rumor exist?

Does any of this make any sense to anyone? Thanks.

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catiesmom

Cold sores are herpes. They just are. Sounds like you're not getting herpes. Is it possible you're getting canker sores? I get them all the time, and recently even MORE so now that i'm eating more fruit. You might consider googling cold sores vs canker sores to get a better picture of what it is. If you're negative for HSV, there might be some other explanation which will satisfy all those over-involved busy-bodies in your business.

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