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I Have Herpes Simplex

Herpes Simplex anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Herpes Simplex. You're not alone. 33 People

    I recently got diagnosed with Bell's palsy.

    Scared it was permanent my doctor reassured me it isn't. I received my medication, have been on it now for a week and didn't ask any questions. Until I noticed these red spots on the tip of my private area. I googled it like anyone else would and of course std was the first...
    RickyyDaniel RickyyDaniel 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 22

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    Nothing Could Change My Beautiful Life.

    I am beautiful. I am strong. I get scared. I get hurt. I laugh out loud. I act silly. I fall in love. I kiss in the rain. I sing in the shower. I bleed red too. I have STD. we are not different at all. Don't be shy to join us. --- MatchHerpes.com
    Mariahlove3 Mariahlove3 26-30, F Sep 17, 2013

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    Confused

    Today my doctor told me that I have HSV. my heart dropped to my stomach. I have a fiancé and I am afraid of what he might say or do when I tell him later today. I have been researching and I have realized that things could be worse and that it is very possible to live happily...
    Marie2014 Marie2014 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    have had it for a few months

    and learning to deal this site has helped a lot
    brihappy24 brihappy24 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    i found out I'm positive with H1

    and i shortly found out that I'm pregnant as well I'm scared because i feel alone even though i have my husband by my side i need help understanding this new thing in my life and hoping i can get support from others like me along the way I still want to believe that its not true...
    newmommy13 newmommy13 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    Well I have herpes and when I found out .. I had a boyfriend , so I told him and he said he was fine with it and he didn't care if he caught it cause he loved me that much , but...
    BeingMe95 BeingMe95 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Well I have herpes and when I found out .. I had a boyfriend , so I told him and he said he was fine with it and he didn't care if he caught it cause he loved me that much , but...
    BeingMe95 BeingMe95 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I found out I have gential herpes a few month ago and I feel like I need someone to talk to who understands. How will anyone want to date me when I have herpes?
    benji1999994 benji1999994 18-21, M 6 Responses Nov 7

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    Hello my name is John I am 26 . I found out 3 or 4 years ago that I have herpes . At times the symptoms are really harsh . but I found something that help me and wrote about it and...
    jps2288 jps2288 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    my co worker tells me shes getting a cold sore and that she likes using herpes medicine to get rid of it so I tell her ya a cold sore is herpes 1 and she tells me nooooo lol ummm I...
    brihappy24 brihappy24 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    Be positive and brave. I got herpes 6 months ago. I was so sad and anxiety about this. And I felt be cheated. Because my bf, I only had him in my sex life. I cried three days and...
    leslovingJenny leslovingJenny 31-35, F Oct 28

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    I was tested positive 6 months ago. I was so sad and anxiety about this. And I felt be cheated. Because my bf, I only had him in my sex life. I cried three days and shouted to him...
    leslovingJenny leslovingJenny 31-35, F Oct 28

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    I was tested positive 6 months ago. I was so sad and anxiety about this. And I felt be cheated. Because my bf, I only had him in my sex life. I cried three days and shouted to him...
    leslovingJenny leslovingJenny 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    After being diagnosed with herpes, you may feel that you will be short of dating options. However, there are many herpes dating sites like hdatingsite.com that help positive...
    pozoq pozoq 22-25, M Oct 31

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    It's been over two years since I learned I had herpes. I had been in a relationship for 5 months when I had my first outbreak. I got really sick and started feeling sore in my...
    strugglingthru strugglingthru 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    25 living with herpes . and i can't bare the thought of living with it for the rest of my life. I found out i had it after i found out my child's father was cheating on me . so now...
    kattie25 kattie25 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I hate this whole thing just as much as the rest of you. What I hate even more, though, is reading things on this page like "It could be so much worse. You could have HIV." What...
    runswimbike13 runswimbike13 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    herpess.us ---Trust me it really is a nice helpful blog for people with herpes
    pozoq pozoq 22-25, M Nov 13

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    been up all night crying. u would think that dating someone with herpes is better but if they dont have out breaks anymore I feel they forget or even stop caring that they have it...
    brihappy24 brihappy24 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Diagnosed with genital herpes September 2014. I was solo travelling and still am. It was difficult to face but what can't be changed should be accepted right? But it's hard to. I...
    mrDisexperiencing mrDisexperiencing 26-30, T 2 Responses a week ago

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    Dating by its self is hard and lately I've been feeling sad and discouraged because of my herpes. I'm starting to feel anxious about telling people I'm dating about it. My ex the...
    brihappy24 brihappy24 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    I came to this site after sleepless nights of wandering the Internet while trying to calm my anxieties. It's been a few days since my Herpes diagnosis and I have experienced every...
    BabyBlondeOne BabyBlondeOne 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 29

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    i want a boyfriend with herpes, so together we haven nothing to lose ??
    YayaBanks819 YayaBanks819 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I just got home from the doctors. She took one look and confirmed my fear. We couldn't even do a full exam because I was in too much pain. I left in tears, spent a good hour on the...
    mbellz424 mbellz424 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 30

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    Dating is hard enough, and it will be more difficult when it comes to dating with STDs. Thanks for the online dating platform provide a new chance for people living with STDs to...
    pozoq pozoq 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    one night. one night where I was lonely and sad and just couldn't handle being by myself anymore. I used a condom. I asked if he had ever been treated for anything. I did...
    PurpleFlyingKites PurpleFlyingKites 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 5

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    even though im dating a guy that also has herpes he hasn't had an out break in a long time and hes had it longer than I have. im feeling like he'll still think im gross for having...
    brihappy24 brihappy24 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I found out I had herpes about 4 weeks ago , I was devastated it broke my heart. I never thought that this is would happen to me sometimes I feel less of a woman like I'm less...
    BeingMe95 BeingMe95 18-21, F Nov 6

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    I was diagnosed with herpes over 3 month ago and feel like no one will be able to accept me :/ hoping to look for a relationship with someone who knows what am going through
    benji1999994 benji1999994 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    I forgot I had herpes until this outbreak, I haven't had one in a full year. Now I am too scared and ashamed to tell the guy I am with, he thinks I discovered it 6 days ago... We...
    Willowrae22 Willowrae22 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I have had herpes since 2011 and the doctor diagnosed it by the sores as something entirely else, but I know that is what it is. My fiance at the time had a cold sore on his mouth...
    iamdiva iamdiva 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just found out yesterday. I had to tell a man I care about deeply. I didn't know how he felt about me until I saw the look on his face When I told him. He feels betrayed. As he...
    66reasons 66reasons 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    Having a hard day after telling the guy I really care about about my condition. I'm hoping it doesn't deter him from pursuing me still but I still have that doubt in the back of my...
    emotionalreck02 emotionalreck02 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    im having an out break but I want to have sex so bad. how to deal?
    brihappy24 brihappy24 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    End this damn word. It sounds gross in my mouth and makes me feel worse when this really isn't that bad! I say "skin condition" or if I'm pushed, HSV. Screw the other word. There...
    mbellz424 mbellz424 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm always afraid to tell for selfish and pride reasons. I found out seven years ago, and to this day I've told one person that I have hsv. I didn't date at all for five years. For...
    SugarSweet66 SugarSweet66 22-25 1 Response Nov 16

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    Just got diagnosed and am having my first OB, I can't go to school cause I'm in so much pain. I have to sit in the shower most of the night to be comfortable. My obgyn put me on...
    sHEbeLIeD sHEbeLIeD 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    There have been moments over the course of the last few days where my life was the same. Where I felt like my cute, bubbly self. And then something small would happen; a thought, a...
    BabyBlondeOne BabyBlondeOne 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    I was diagnosed with HSV-1 in February of 2014. Its been about 8 months ago. I have been riding a roller coaster since then. At first I was devastated and full of conviction, guilt...
    Cami29 Cami29 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    Got my test result back for HSV-2. Also good news that my new boyfriend didn't give it to me based on the test. So now I have to tell him. I have to tell him he needs to get tested...
    mbellz424 mbellz424 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I may have been exposed and I'm really scared at the moment. I'm on here to find out from those who have experienced it. How many days went by from when you were exposed to when...
    JjddDD JjddDD 18-21 1 Response Nov 6

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    I am having an outbreak this week and it's been real miserable. I haven't had one in years. I don't know who to turn to, because, even though I told my husband a couple of years...
    nothappywiththislife nothappywiththislife 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Anybody' significant other give it to them from a "mistake" they made while being with you? I don't know what to do. He is my best friend, and he messed up, but I don't know if I...
    Kittylewy Kittylewy 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 26

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    I've never had a break out besides my first, and sometimes I feel like if I'm careful I should go ahead and enjoy myself if I feel it's ok... I feel guilty about not wanting to...
    venusV244 venusV244 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I just found out sept. 31st , im heart broken
    YayaBanks819 YayaBanks819 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    im having another outbreak ????
    YayaBanks819 YayaBanks819 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

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