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lavenderchic

shaving/waxing with GHSV2

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lavenderchic

Is possible it still possible to safely shave/wax anything below the belt?

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shutterbug

Oh jeez!! I hope so!!! I can handle having the herp, but if I gotta have pubic hair, someone SHOOT me!! :)

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DanaS

Removal of Pubic Hair

I have not had any problems with hair removal.

Everyone is different and it may affect others.

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sorensad

I like to, or I USED to like to get Brazilian waxes. Is this something I can no longer do? They usually wear gloves.

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lavenderchic

Wax is my main concern, I guess as long as they were gloves, are careful in technique and I dont have a prodrome I guess things will be okay:confused:

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alwaysalone

YOu piss off your skin with that wax and your asking for an OB. Good luck with that though. I just use clippers to trim to the skin and leave it a little. I am not for causing any more pain then I already have.

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ski junkie

I have had the brazilian

I have had it. I don't like to go to the gym..to the masage therapist...any where any more because I hate to disclose I have herpies. When I went in for acupucture I had to disclose, and he really didn't care. It was imbarrassing for us both. Now I do not disclose if I think it really dosen't matter. So what do you all think.

Unless I am having sex with someone I don't think it really matters.

I don't give blood.

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time2moveon

shaving

Be very careful when shaving if you have any remote sense that you may have an outbreak. You will autoinnoculate yourself plenty. That's what happened here. Before diagnosed I saw three blisters but thought they were ingrown hairs and tried to shave around them, but ended up knicking them a bit and IT INCREASED THE HERPES BLISTER AREA GREATLY during primary OB. My wife is insisting I undergo laser hair removal so as to never again have that problem. Good luck.

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stewart

shaving

I think that's what happened to me - I had what I thought were one or two bumps from shaving, shaved again and voila! A nice little path of herpes where I never had it before... this just keeps getting better and better... lovely...

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ONtrialFEM

Nooooooooooo

I'd say HELL NO. There are plenty of pics online of women who have shaved and spread it, and remember the body keeps a sort of "memory" so they can come back at some point. I'm w/ so & so a few comments up, just clip or shave ,, but I put alcohol on the blade if I shave any, and I never shave the whole thing, and alcohol after.

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sosadsoworried

I shave pretty regularly and don't have a problem. I think it really is a case by case type thing. I know the spot where I had a prominent blister two times and I keep a close eye on that and make that the last stop on the trip with the razor, but it doesn't seem to adversely affect me at all.

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