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Welcome to the Herpes forum. This forum is for questions and support pertaining to herpes simplex virus infections (HSV-1 and 2) and herpes zoster (shingles) and the virus that causes it, varicella zoster virus. Questions about genital herpes are welcome both here and on the STD Forum.

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I previously posted a question here: http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Herpes/Herpes-Risk-and-Testing-Window/show/2127082#post_10111834 Thank you for your response. My ex got tested on 4/25/14. His results were Equivocal for HSV-1 (1.0, wi...
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Hello, I am a male, 26, and was recently diagnosed with genital HSV 2. I also tested positive for HSV 1,and do not had any issues with cold sores, but did have a shingles outbreak 3 years ago. I have been reading up on the virus and hav...
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I am a male and recieved oral sex from a female stripper 2 months ago. She used a condom but then took it off half way through. I was so nervous the next day I took a prescription of Amoxicillin I had not used. I took the entire prescrip...
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Hello Terri, I am posting in hopes you can help me obtain the western blot so I can have a final answer as to what my symptoms have been all about bc I am definitely not living my life how I want and I believe this test will give me the...
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Terri, I have submitted previous question to you and completely forgot to mention the fact that I have been diagnosed with the autonimmune disease behcets. My husband has hav2 and I don't, I am wondering if I acquire hsv2 from him how...
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Hi Doctors, I've read many of the posts related to HSV1, but I'm trying to make sense of my particular situation and I'll make it as clear as possible. In brief, (about a year ago) I accidentally gave my ex-girlfriend genital HSV1 ...
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3 weeks ago I had protected vaginal and unprotected oral with a sexworker I got tested 2 weeks after and I came back positive for hsv1 with 6.8 how reliable is it ? I'm panicking I'm married and I don't know how to tell my wife should I...
Teorema | Last answer
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I had two low positives for HSV 2 after an unprotected sexual encounter. 5 months post sexual encounter with no sex in between, I confirmed with the WB and came back negative for HSV 2. What causes some of us to be falsely positive...
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Is it possible to spread HSV from your genitals to anus via your own hand? As an example, rubbing your scrotum/testicle region and touching your buttock/anus region? Not masturbation but just casual rubbing. I've heard that anythin...
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Dear Doctor….. I have had cold sores all my life and still occasionally get them, at one time a number of years ago in a health exam I took a blood test for HSV; I showed positive for type 1 and negative for type 2. I was reading an ar...
saltybird99 | Last answer
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I received unprotected oral sex from a woman last night and woke up this morning to see a single pin sized red bump on the head of my penis. It doesn't itch or feel painful but seeing it is concerning to me and I haven't seen a doctor ye...
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Hello, About 2 weeks ago I had a fling with someone just met. A few days ago I noticed my urethra was a bit red and tender, so I went to my doctor, told him the situation, and he had me tested for all STD's (urine and blood tests). ...
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Hello there. Recently I thought getting an erotic massage might help me relax for a little while. I called up an agency in Australia and a girl came to my hotel room. This was not an escort service for sex but an erotic massage service. ...
Sydneycyde | Last answer
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Dear doctors, I work in a restaurant and the boss uses the same spoon for tasting the food he is cooking and serving it to our visitors without washing it in the meantime. He does it also when serving cold sauces. I was always grossed...
LaGattaNera | Last answer
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About 2 months ago I received unprotected oral from a questionable person. Within a week I started feeling a tingling sensation in my testicles. The tingling was periodic but every day. Soon after, I began urinating very frequently and I...
Marsh11 | Last answer
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Hi i need a doctor's opinion on this because I'm very confused and worried so i will use as much details as possible. In September i was with a girl who had genital herpes i don't know which one she had whether it was 1 or2 and neither d...
whodiz | Last answer
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About 5 weeks ago I went to a strip club with a few friends. During one of the dances the stripper grabbed my hand a put it on her bare vagina and it was there for about 5 - 10 seconds. Once the lap dance was done I promptly washed my ha...
WorriedNc | Last answer
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I was recently told by a past partner who told me she tested positive for HSV2. She had the Igg test and was > 5.0 so she is confident she has it, although she says she has never had an outbreak (she was tested as a routine test). We'...
Wiston1976 | Last answer
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I have had HSV-2 for about 18 years. I was never tested but my ex-husband had it. Shortly after we began dating, I developed an itchy blister on the back of my upper thigh after having unprotected sex (he never took suppression therapy)...
KB7474 | Last answer
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Okay so back in nov or dec I had my first bj a few days latter I got a lot of bumps on my right butt looked kind of like normal swet bumps just a lot if them also I had burning pain in both thighs extream burning pain but if I touched th...
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