It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Herpes Message Board

Looking for some answers

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-26-2013, 10:05 AM   #1
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1
twiggy27 HB User
Looking for some answers

Hi, I recently tested positive for herpes simplex II, and have had 2 outbreaks already. They were not horrible, and the last one was for about 5 days. I have been really watching what i eat and trying to keep my stress levels down. It was very difficult in the beginning when i had my first outbreak. but i feel its better to accept it and look to living a healthy life with it. I am not in a relationship. and my biggest fears are the conversations leading up to having sex with someone again.

a few of my questions are:

Oral sex.. Obviously its not going to happen with an outbreak. But what is the best way to protect my partner from contracting it. I remember in school when they would say to use a condom... but really?? how dose that work for cunnilingus? and whats the best way to go about that.

Shaving.. I have always shaved my vaginal lips, I stopped doing that when i first noticed the outbreak. have others found it is just best to stop shaving all together? I'm worried that doing it between outbreaks could either spread it or irritate it more making more outbreaks? any suggestions?

I have also not gone back to the doc to get any meds. First i want to try and see what works for me naturally. Any Advice?

Thank you for the time and answers.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:54 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!