about 1/2 of people newly infected with hsv2 have a recurrence within 2 months . It's not too unusual to have another one already.
do you have antivirals to start? they work best when started at the very first sign of a recurrence. If this doesn't itch, hurt or tingle, odds are the redness isn't herpes related though.
topicals don't really do too much. many folks do like to use tea tree oil - just be sure to dilute it before using it since it can really irritate the skin. It's relatively cheap if you hunt around for it ( many drug stores carry it now ). Just wet a cotton ball and put a few drops of tea tree oil on and apply it to the areas. It can sting and has a very herbally smell to it but it is comforting for most folks.
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