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Is this a lesion developing

Fred R

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They do not appear immediately.  However in the case of an initial outbreak the first visual sign is usually the lesions and they appear fairly quickly (like oh what’s that bump).  


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IgG test is very credible.  Igm is not.  

igg type specific (not combined hsv1/2).  

however this test can take 3 months to detect antibodies.  

what a test at 3 days tells you is that you didn’t have hsv1 3 months ago.  

wait another 3 months and test again.  Then u can have peace of mind.  

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 Not looks like herpes at all if u get red bumps or blisters balanitis red areas that are tender itch pain in genital area, tiredness lower back pain, first simtoms can occur 2 days or 2 weeks or they don't it depends don't worry for now like Scooby wrote wait test again... Salute 

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@Ely @Scooby2112 @WilsoInAus

ive had itching that went away 2 days ago since I started antibiotic, skin can be read and irritated when touching too much, lower back pain at night, spasms in my legs and buttocks not to mention look a this bump on the left side of my shaft. Am I completely paranoid or is this a real concern? 


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As I said initial infection doesn’t have prodrome.  

30 minutes ago, Fred R said:

@Ely and @Scooby2112 these bumps started 2-3 days ago. What scares me is the prodorm phase becuz I understand the nerve pain starts meaning the outbreak is beginning...

An initial infection occurs at the skin surface so it doesn’t have prodrome.  Just symptoms.  

the second time (or first and all subsequent recurrences) can have a prodrome which is the virus coming from the nerves to the skins surface.  

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They sometimes have no symptoms.  So it’s tough to ever say never.  But if you do get symptoms what you have shown and describe do not resemble what I have heard/seen. 

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