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10 years ago, I had a BAD outbreak that lasted three months. During this time, it spread from only my vagina and anal area to they very top of my butt crack, upper vagina, thighs, my leg area on both sides of vagina.
First of all, I don’t think for one moment that this was a bad herpes outbreak. I think it was either a fungal infection or a bacterial infection but herpes doesn’t last for three months nor does it spread in the way that you describe it.
As she got older, we (my husband, daughter, and I)shared a bathroom for a year. I was so busy working and I got careless about bathroom cleanliness.
Do you think she got herpes as a baby from my husbands fingers when he applied the diaper rash cream?
Your daughter did not get herpes from your husband’s finger when he applied diaper rash to her bottom. That didn’t happen and I would bet my life on it
Could she have gotten herpes from sitting naked on my hip in the shower? (I did not have symptoms there at that time)
Could she have gotten herpes from a toilet that was dirty?
From a bar of soap?
Could she have gotten it from my husbands wet towel?
That is extremely unlikely
Could she have gotten herpes from sitting on our bedsheets that we had sex on in just her panties?
She is 21. She OFTEN complains of vaginal itching and it makes my heart stop. She thinks she just had recurring yeast infections. She was even once visually diagnosed with staph in her genital area.
I think you’ve been worrying about this for a long time and are just now bringing yourself to talk about it. Neither you nor your husband infected your daughter with genital herpes. This is just not how herpes is transmitted and I hope that somehow you can convince yourself of this truth. You are not the only mother who worries about this and I try to reassure all mothers who worry about this that genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection and it is not given to children through normal household activities.