I'd really love any and all advice because I am new here. I am on another support group and have received a lot of advice from there but hoping for more support and hopefully relief for my current issue.
So I started having symptoms on Sunday Dec 10th, on Tuesday the 12th I saw a Doctor and it was visually confirmed as genital herpes. I believe this was from receiving oral from my partner. Just awaiting results from the swab.
Anyways, I am a week in and I'm rather surprised at how well I am dealing with the news & how the symptoms are really not as severe as I was expecting. The first couple of days were rough. Now I have weird feelings just in general (headaches, tired, nausea, tingling in legs) which I assume is my body trying to adjust or fight off the virus. Normal but not severe stuff. I mean definitely uncomfortable but I can tolerate!
My biggest pain at the moment is an external hemorrhoid (TMI). At least I'm 99% sure that's what it is. I've had them before, only curious if anyone has had an OB that resembles a hemorrhoid. Because of the HSV (I'm assuming) I haven't gone regularly the past week and I believe that's what has caused this problem.
Hoping somebody else has experienced this and can offer some suggestions. I've tried all sorts of stuff and having no relief.
I am currently on Acyclovir, a well as taking L-Lysine, Zinc, Vitamin C, and sometimes B Complex. I also soak in the warm bath everyday with epsom salt & have added fiber powder daily.
Not sure what more to do other than baby with first OB until I'm sure it's gone & keep myself as healthy as I can from here on out.