Thank you for responding so quickly. I have an appointment with the new GYN doctor next week. I hope to find a possible answer to the discomfort I have been experiencing or at least things I could try to help alleviate the discomfort. I am starting to think that some of my anxiety and worries may be the cause for some of my symptoms since I am often times focused on it. I am currently working on that. I read your book and that helped with some of my concerns. My biggest concern is telling a new partner. I know that the majority of people already have HSV1. Currently the person I am talking to has said they are negative for both. I read that Genital HSV 1 transmission genital-to-genital is low. Is it true that the longer you have it the less you are likely to transmit it to someone else? The times of shedding is 3-5% of days. Is this out of 100 days or out of the year? Is it more likely for them to get oral HSV from performing oral on me or is the risk still the same? I feel like I would feel more comfortable in telling someone if I had all my facts.
As far as my ‘chronic mono’.. I had mono a few years back and from recent lab work I was told I had ‘chronic mono’ due to elevated EBV. I had never heard of this as well.
Thank you again for your time.