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Anon_41099 posted:
I have been living with the herpes virus since I was 18 I am now in my 40"s I went years without having a outbreak and in the last year maybe year 1/2 my outbreaks are starting back I know that stress is one of the main causes for them to recurred Question is does a lot of back pain come with the outbreaks?? I have trouble with my back but I notice right before a outbreak my back hurts something terrible..
Anon_2000 responded:
Not that I am aware of. But each persons expercences are different.
abe648 responded:
I do know that some people get thigh pain and so if the pain is in the boxer short area then it may be from your herpes. The boxer short area is any where from the waist to where a pair of boxer shorts would cover on the leg.
Abe ... Read more in the Herpes Handbook. Watch the Herpes Video and Terri Warren's book The Good News about the Bad News. All located under the heading Herpes at
campbell25110 replied to abe648's response:
Thanks but I am a women I notice my back pain really hurts a couple of days before a outbreak...I wish there was a lot more studies done with this virus.Thanks again
campbell25110 replied to Anon_2000's response:
Thanks and I am sure you are right I wish there were a lot more studies done for genital herpes..
abe648 replied to campbell25110's response:
I knew that you were a woman. The reason I talked about boxer shorts is because that is the area where those who have GH usually get problems in what we call the boxer shorts area. That also is the area where sheding occurs. as well. if you are looking for Doctors who are in your area who specialize in herrpes then click on this page and see if there is one in your area that you can go and see to help you more.

If the back pain is below your waste then it might be letting you know that you are about to get a herpes ob but it could be other things. Gals can have a lot of other things as well.. Are you on some type of supressive therapy or are you treating each ob as they occur. If you are not on supressive therapy then you might want to consider starting on suppressive therapy to cut down the problems you have with herpes.

Read the items noted in my signature line. You can also click on the Tiger to read a bit more./.
Abe ... Read more in the Herpes Handbook. Watch the Herpes Video and Terri Warren's book The Good News about the Bad News. All located under the heading Herpes at

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