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I just want to clarify that I have never had any genital sores/ulcerations. I’ve had a pimple or two in my bikini line that I had looked at by my PCP and was told it wasn’t herpes. I also want to clarify that the tingling I’ve had in the past has been all over including buttocks, thighs, genitals. Sometimes it would last for months. I also do have back problems so I sometimes feel it is from something pinched in my back. Since stopping the Valtrex the tingling, burning, and itching were all in different locations. The tingling was in my labia, there was itching in the anal area and the the burning was more so in the crease of my buttocks and thigh. The symptoms are coming and going. I still don’t have any sores/ulcerations. I feel I am overthinking it and need to relax. As many other posters have said, I start reading things on google and then freak myself out.
I also want to clarify that I was started on suppression therapy in 2019 for recurrent mouth sores. I just find it odd that I have not had any cold sores on my lip or nose since having the confirmed PCR swab in 2018 and all the recurrences are only in my mouth. I’ve had other work ups since 2018 which included STD testing, autoimmune testing, vitamin deficiencies, etc. Everything came back normal/negative.
I am just looking to get your thoughts, answers to my questions above in the second post and input on everything. Thank you so much for this forum and for your time!