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    Genital ulcers in a new region: Prior HSV-1 carrier, could I have contracted HSV-2?
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    HealthyandSafe posted:
    Hello everyone, [br>I am very concerned. [br>I contracted HSV-1 genital from receiving oral sex from a partner who was shedding at the time in 2004. I am female. [br>I experienced outbreaks every 2-3 months for the first year or so, and then nothing for 8 years. I experienced some stress this past year and had a very mild outbreak in April. It cleared after a few days and taking Valacyclovir 400mg 2x/day for 5 days. [br>[br>Here is why I am concerned: [br>A few days ago, I noticed a cut on my perineum. Nevertheless, I had a partner finger me. About 72 hours later, I developed 2 ulcers on the same region. Could I have contracted HSV-2? [br>I know it was not wise to do this act given the cut. I have never had an HSV-1 genital outbreak on my perineum before. [br>[br>I did a swab at the medical center today. Please let me know your thoughts. [br>[br>Thank you.

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