I could really use some help I think I have herpes

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So I've been dealing with a lot more discharge for about a week now but i don't have a fever, or flu-like symptoms, it doesn't hurt to pee, and there's no smell. However, when i was showering a week ago i felt texture so i scratched the area. Now I have these tears on my vagina and near my butthole that sting when touched. I haven't had sex in 3 weeks. I got an STD screening today, and I'm awaiting my results, but i didn't get swabbed for HSV. Should I go back?


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    yes, this looks to be heroes. i would wait on your panel but make sure they test you for HSV 1 & 2. Normal panels do not include the HSV screening you have to ask for it. The CDC would rather only test those who have signs and symptoms because of the stigma and mental toll it takes on people who have this virus. I would advise you call the doctors office and double check you are being tested for ever sti and std under the sun including HSV 1&2 just so you know what care you are getting.

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      also just because you haven't had sex in three weeks doesn't mean you didn't contract the virus then or even before then. this virus can lie dormant for weeks months and even sometimes years before it shows its self in sign and symptoms. over 80% of people living with HSV2 dont know they have it. so you could have just gotten it or you could have gotten it months or years ago. that question is hard to answer even for medical personnel. Being human and having sex isnt about if you get and sti its when... thats why getting tested regularly and making sure your partners have been tested and can show results to you is always recommended

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    Yes, get a swab for herpes. It looks like herpes to me. It's probably been dormant for a while and it's only showing up now. The first outbreak is the worst and the next ones you have won't hurt like this.

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