Im 19 and I live in the uk I had a physical exam today and was told I have genital herpes.I have only ever had sex with one guy (ex). I sent him a facebook message saying: 'hey hope you ok i need to talk to you a.s.a.p so please call me' He called me and I called him back and well i think the words just dropped from my mouth ' i went to the doctor today and turns out i have an STD. (he just laughed and asked where i got it from because all his routine checks say he has no std. I feel dirty disgusted and ashamed because I don't think he is taking me seriously despite saying he will go and ask for a re-test. Oh well in less than two years i have gone from being a virgin to having an STD.!!!! I am very very scared to be honest because I can not tell anyone at all (except my 1 close friend and he is somewhat re-analysing our friendship i guess after i told him.)The worst part for me is how can he be tested and not have it then I get it? HOW AND WHY DOES HE NOT HAVE IT? It all seems so unfair...
P.S What is an IGG Blood anitbody test and culture of lesions? I went to the clinic and they did a physical exam and took my blood but I don't know what they are testing it for. I was somewhat in a haze when she said 'genital warts' and lost all concentration of what she said because i saw my life go past me like i was dying. I have to wait 2-3 weeks to find out the results of the blood test. I am very scared and in the meantime I have 4 warts that I have to apply wartisol cream to and I am terrified because she told me it would hurt.
Do youy have any tips for living life now that I have this diagnosis? Also can the warts re-appear?View Thread
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