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    • Aubrey77
      Thank you 
    • WilsoInAus
      Hey @Aubrey77 these symptoms are not something that oral HSV-1 can cause. In the end herpes would do what it does best and this is cause a sore somewhere on the lips . It might tingle a little as it forms, be inconvenient as it blisters and then crust as it heals and all look a little unsightly. But that’s herpes.    No reason to disbelieve your doctors thoughts on your issues.
    • Aubrey77
      Any feed back is welcome. I get these small bumps inside my right cheek. They do not hurt or burst. They just come and go. I showed them to doctors and the say they come up with stress and foods. Problem is I have pain and muscle spasms down right arm and in legs. Are these all ongoing issues for getting virus? I am not sure was going on with my body anymore 
    • Runner278
      Update: met with PCP Friday to get a referral to neurologist. During the discussion he discussed my low white blood cell count from a test I took in February. My count is/was 3.61. I asked him if that could be contributing to slow development of antibodies. He didn’t really react to it much. With that said, I did take another IGG test Friday which came back negative. I’m at week 12 post suppressive therapy and week 14 total without taking AVs. I emailed Terri Warren to see if she feels I need to wait longer to take the western blot to allow my WBC to increase and/or allow antibodies to develop. I want to use the WB as the final step in my testing journey and I don’t want to have to question the results.    Anyone have any experience or knowledge of someone with low/lower WBC and how long it took them to seroconvert?
    • asdfz
      Does anyone know what the side effects of pritelivir are?  Has anyone on this site actually tried it? 
Mr. Hopeful Harry

I can’t tell if I’m having an outbreak (pic included)

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I was diagnosed in late 2018 with HSV2. Since then I have had mild breakouts 3-4 times a year. I have bad anxiety and I feel like my stress is what sometimes causes the outbreaks. As of late it has been difficult for me to tell if I am having an outbreak. Usually when I have an out break I would have 1-2 sores in the same spot almost directly in the middle of my penis. Lately I have noticed small red bumps that almost look like a rash that only appear on the sides of my penis. They don’t itch or hurt. I’m not sure if this is an outbreak. Is this an outbreak or caused by something else?  Thank you I’m advance!

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LMH10

Doesn’t look like an OB but it’s always best to see your doctor.

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