Displaying 18 questions associated with Herpes.
I got my vaccine on a Friday, felt headachy and rundown all weekend. By Tuesday I was getting an outbreak. I hadn't had one in a pretty long time and I take acyclovir when I do. Coincidence or a side effect of the vaccine?
I was told that I have herpes yesterday, but I feel like I waited too long to go to the dr, this is my 1st outbreak & it's absolutely the worst pain in my life . The dr gave me this med 400mg 3x a day . When will I find some relief ? So far I've taken 4 pills since yesterday &... read more
..from Herpes,,, is there a topical cream to help with pain from sores,, makes it really difficult to sit,, walk,, urinate.. any info will be very helpful.
I kissed a boy who had an open herpes sore on his lip(I did not know at the time because it was dark outside and he kissed me on the lips real quick so I pushed him away) I'm concerned I may have oral herpes now and I wonder if I can apply a small amount of Bactroban to my lip to make the sore... read more
I have had shingles for 8 weeks. I took Valtrex at the onset. I am using a cream compounded by local pharmacy, plus lidocaine , ibuprofen, gabapentin, and more. Nothing has been able to receive the burning pain. If you have had experience with shingles and know of any medication that helped you... read more
I contracted herpes from my girlfriend and have been dealing with it for the past year and a half. I have occasional breakouts on the mouth, with large sores that I cannot hide unless I’m wearing a large mask on my big face. I’m embarrassed and feel trapped in the relationship since... read more
I was infected in my eye while culturing a patient. The virus was mutated and had Type 1 & 2 in it. It caused Keratitis, then spread to my brain causing encephalitis, and put me in a coma for a month. Afterwards, I went blind and my cornea tore off my eye. I get seizures and have brain damage... read more
I've just been diagnosed with genital herpes and at 22 my life feels upside down especially because I've always been careful. I guess I am having a hard time coping and feel as if my life is over. My boyfriend has been very supportive but nothing is making me feel better. Especially with... read more
So my boyfriend gets cold sores, and he's been avoiding kissing me so I won't get it, but last night he licked his fingers while we were having sex and fingered me, can I get genital herpes from that? Ive been reading everywhere about how it is possible to get it from oral sex, but Im... read more
HSV-2 diagnostic, false positive? I have never had (or never noticed) physical signs of genital herpes unless a possible ingrown hair would indicate herpes, but never a blister and nothing ever lasted more than a couple days I dont recall ever having cold sores as a child but i assumed HSV-1 would... read more
[First and foremost I would like to openly say I do have gential herpes simplex 1, I obtained this STD through receiving oral sex from an individual who claimed to not know he got cold sores, I was diagnosed in 2014 and I haven't had an outbreak since the initial one.] Yesterday I had... read more
I am unsure if I have herpes as I haven’t been tested yet but I received clobetasol propionate for scalp treatment. Is it safe to use it anyways?