At least you were smart enough to go see your doctor. Ginalynn88 I was diagnosed a month ago. Or leave me out of it and just tell everyone she has herpes -Sue her her family has lots of money -Kill her -Call her parents and tell them their perfect little christian daughter is now a slut and gave me herpes. None of them kept me from doing things I was going to do anyway, and I'm a very active person. You say herpes isn't a big deal.
The herpes simplex has a latency factor, so it can be dormant for long periods of time, even years, without showing symptoms. Nobody says that chicken pox will change your life. My husband has a sore on his genitals. You have been made a complete victim in all this. It's also neither life-threatening nor curable.
Chances are if in fact she gave it to you she got it from someone who knew they had it and didn't tell. The only advise I can offer is to try the anti viral drugs. Having herpes is another battle. What was really sad is that I had to find out about it after I am infected. The person behind the Editor's Response is not a relationship expert but just a regular member of the general public and all Editor's Response answers should be considered in the same light as an opinion given by a random individual on the street.
I completely and totally understand where the original poster is coming from. In the real world, everybody has some form of herpes. If he could do it once he can do it again, and there are more deadly diseases that he can pass to you, so you want to think about your life and your safety. And my advice should you contract it anyways is. Well, there are many possibilities and some you might find surprising. I took a step back. I thought I was safe until I found out that I was not.
My last 2 doctors have been professional and have had no problem prescribing Valtrex. Herpes simplex type 2 or Genital Herpes causes blisters mainly around the genitalia, but very rarely elsewhere on the body. In a world full of infinite partner choices, herpes had narrowed mine to the understanding, the open minded, the risk takers. Just move on and forget about it. The Conversation continued to ruin my life after dark; disclosure brought the othering I had dreaded. And I googled it and some people say that as much as 75% of adults have the virus, many just don't know it or don't have the symptoms, or don't recognize them. I just found this post and had to contribute.
Keep it on a hands-friendly basis. One part of me thinks the only self-respecting thing to do is leave him, but the other part of me is trying to talk me into staying and trying to get past the hurt, the anger and the embarrassment. Folks need to get tested regularly and vet their partners. Despite the myths, no, you cannot get herpes from toilets, towels, wash cloths, swimming pools, bathtubs and washing machines. The herpes virus can lay dormant for various time periods and may be in your system for a time period before any symptoms begin to show.
How will I ever find someone accepting of this disease. We're talking about herpes here, not fucking cancer. I am angry, heartbroken, confused, I feel tainted, dirty. I hate him and I want to die. The viruses are nearly identical, except for the location and manner of how they manifest themselves in the body.
Kissing isn't the only way to spread herpes. Confused I just found out yesterday my husband of 1 year gave me herpes. This said — yes, it is entirely possible to get herpes from kissing. But as I dashed down his stairs and into the night, I felt exhilarated. I found the box of Valtrex a herpes medication in the trash. About 70% of those who have herpes do not even know it due to a lack of recognizable symptoms. Now I am not sixteen the only spotlight I direct are my eyes pointing to what demands attention.
This is because the amount of exaggerated fear mongering surrounding Herpes is more widely spread than the disease itself. You really are hurting yourself by cheating and failing as a husband. Genital herpes can be transmitted through direct contact with an infected blister or sore, usually through sexual contact. And then one day at the office I met him, a tall, dark-haired, sunkissed drink of coworker water. Which type of herpes did you get? I mean I really only care if I have it if it stops girls from fucking me. I'm nice enough to avoid discriminating against women just because they have sexually transmitted diseases. Would I Know Right Away If I Had Herpes? Luckily, her son was with us when we got the results and that kept me from doing something I would regret.
I knew from experience to back out first. This can happen just hours before blisters appear, but may begin as much as a few days also known as prodrome - symptoms before the outbreak. Here was someone I had kissed, dated, and genuinely liked. We both got checked beforehand. I was the same way.