I went to the ER and with what I thought was an untreated yeast infection. I have white sores in my genital region and didn't think anything much of it.
When they took a culture they came back and said that I had Candidal Vulvovaginitis and Herpes Labialis. They just told me I had herpes (not which kind even when I asked) and said I will always have it. The nurse was not very kind to me and acted weirdly.
This has gotten me upset. I have been to the OBGYN last year and they did a pap smear and it came back okay. I have had a yeast infection (recurring) for quite some time and I am also a diabetic. I also get frequent cold sores. I have had only one sexual partner and he is clean (of course he is going to get tested).
I am scared...confused...and have a gambit of emotions of what is going on. I don't even know what type of herpes I have although it seems at this stage it doesn't matter.
sorry for the rant I just have noone to talk to.View Thread
I have decided to get tested again along with my husband. The lab results from the hospital didn't tell me anymore than I already knew...said the DNA for herpes was there but could not determine the type. I hate this particular hospital because they mess up all the time and many of the nurses are rude and ignorant towards the patients.View Thread
I went to the hospital to pick up my records for the other day and this is what it states...
Lab Results (Non Micro) Culture HSV Specimen source - Vaginal Final Result Herpes simplex DNA detected, type indeterminate. This assay detects herpes simplex virus DNA that cannot be differentiated as herpes simplex type I and herpes simplex type II genotype (indeterminate).
Now this doesn't tell me anything? I have been told by a few people to get retested. I am looking into doing that but not sure if blood work will show anything or if they have to take another cultural sample. And to top it all off my menstrual cycle started on top of all this....makes for one miserable time.
I am starting to somewhat accept it all (I guess I have no choice) but still can't believe it.View Thread