Ok, I am somewhat more confused. So basically what you are all saying is you can have HPV (genital warts) and not have herpes? Phew that's a relief in a way i guess i have to wait for my test results to come back in a few weeks because the nurse took my blood and did a swab.View Thread
I am 19 (female) and I went to the GUM clinic today and the doctor/nurse did a physical examination and concluded that I have genital warts. The words have been ringing in my ears all day and worst thing is I told one friend and well I received a not so positive response. I was with a previous boyfriend of 1-2years and he is the only person I have ever in my short lifetime had sex with twice. I contacted him today and he claims that he gets tested regularly and has never been diagnosed with it.
He has said he will go and get tested tomorrow again just to confirm. What I don't get is it even possible for him to not have HPV and for me to have it and why? I mean if i have it does that not mean he has it? If he doesn't have it now will he have it in future?Also id genital warts the same thing as herpes and how do I know which type of the virus I have?
I am sorry for asking so many questions but I don't know what to think of this or how to live with it and how or why I have it and he does not.It all seems so unfair and I feel very ashamed and unworthy of myself right now.Maybe I do deserve it. My life seems to have come to a halt before it has even begun.View Thread
Hi I really need to get this off my chest because I hav noone else to talk to. I am living in the uk and I am 19years old. I made one mistake which is having sex with him and now I have to go visit the sexual health clinicl because I might have genital warts. I don't know what to do as I am so young and I am not even with the guy anymore. I can't tell my parents because they are of Black african descent and wil surely kill me if they find out I had sex and possibly have an STD.I have noone to talk to and already feel miserable before I have even been fully diagnosed. I feel like my whole life has been snatched away from me in the blink of an eye.View Thread
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