After finding out from the doctor at the hospital who flipped me over, lacerated the bumps and bottled the liquids for analysis, I immediately texted said boy and told him to get checked out, because I had some type of herpes.
He promptly told me this was the worst news he had ever heard, and we broke up two short weeks later.
I knew enough about sexually transmitted diseases to know that I had herpes, but I didn't know exactly what to do.
As I sat in the college health center waiting to see a doctor, I watched my very short-lived social life drift by.
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The very first week of school, when asked point blank if I had ever had an STD, I blurted out, ‘Yes, I had a cold sore, but I’m not contagious.’ As a result of that little conversation, it was quickly disseminated to the student population that I had herpes, and I was best a stone left unturned. I managed to have a physical and emotional relationship with one person for about a year.You can also have genital herpes HSV2 and infect someone's mouth... Ever get a cold sore, a small white painful one on the inside of your lip? I would not rule out dating someone I really liked for this reason, but I would probably avoid kissing them when the sores were active. As stated above, you need to specify a test which will run around 90 for the blood test. Or what you see in miss hilton's lip To clarify for people, Herpes 1 is not the sexually-transmitted one. I don't think you can get Herpes Simplex 1 without the cold sores actually present. Most people contract that particular form of HSV in childhood. A few days after hooking up with him, I knew something was wrong.It was like the UTI from hell with all these weird other symptoms thrown in. I held an ice pack to my crotch as tears of frustration streamed down my face and onto my twin bed.