I've been diagnosed with hsv-2 about 10 years ago but I have never had any outbreak in my genital area. My outbreak occurs on my ankle. I have been very careful about washing my hands to prevent spreading it anywhere else. My partner does not have the virus. I am worried about infecting him and avoid sexual contact during the outbreak but since we sleep in the same bed can I still infect him even if I have my ankle covered during an outbreak?View Thread
I've been working a lot of hours lately (72 hrs every week) that I have not seen the doctor now my outbreak is better. As soon as I get the chance I will be seeing my doctor and will definitely share my results.
In the meantime my partner and I have been putting off sex. Just cuddles for now we've both been too tired from work so it makes it easy to put off.
Thank you for answering a lot of my questions, Have a wonderful weekend!View Thread
I have not had the hip outbreak in about 15 -18 years it's just been on my ankle. I currently have an outbreak on my ankle which is getting better now. Maybe it's paranoia but can another outbreak happen on another part of my body just as the one on my ankle is healing? Can I spread it to another part of my body?View Thread
I actually don't know if I have it genitally. I've never had an outbreak in that area. When I first showed it to my OB/gyn she said that it looked like shingles. I was pregnant with my 3rd child at the time when I showed her my ankle and all my visits were clear and healthy genitally that I was healthy to deliver vaginally but I opted for a c-section due to history of difficult and long labor . The closest outbreak was on my hip but I don't even think it is related since I've only had the outbreak once and it didn't even look or feel the same and that must have been 15 to 18 years ago since that happened. It's also on the left side of my body. I'm still hoping that it was misdiagnosed. I had a medical doctor look at it that he dismissed it and told me not to worry but I insisted on the swab test.View Thread