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Symptoms of an Outbreak

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Hi, I was recently diagnosed with HSV1 in the genital area. I had my primary outbreak 4 months ago and have not had one since. I was told that because I have HSV1 in my genitals my outbreaks will occur less frequently. I was recently shaving and felt a ball-like lump in my southern region. I can barely see it and the color blends in with my skin. I have not had an outbreak since so I was wondering if this is something that could be a potential outbreak or something else? Thank you!

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Hi @tnicole. While I haven't had exactly what you describe, I will say that I am still learning about my body after getting the diagnosis a year ago. I'm paying close attention and still trying to figure out what's an outbreak an what isn't. What I have noticed is that my outbreaks tend to be very sensitive. Sometimes I just get redness in the fold of my inner labia. Once I had an actual bump. Both would sting if I sprayed it with water from the shower.


I too would be curious to know if others experience visible outbreaks that don't have any pain or sensitivity associated with them.

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