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After reading a few posts on this topic, I'm pretty sure I have GH. However, I am stilling waiting for the viral culture tests to come back so I'm not sure and neither is my doc. Based on my monogamous sexual history, it's very unlikely, so my fingers are crossed that it's not GH. I've never experienced anything like this before, not even a cold sore.

Nevertheless, I'm experiencing genital lesions and have been trying out the remedies that you all have suggested. I've rinsed in an Epsom salt bath, cleaned the area with Tuck's Cooling Pads, applied witch hazel and tea tree oil, then dried the area on the cool-low setting of a hair dryer and put powder in my panties. None of this worked to numb the pain or speed up the healing of the sores.

I noticed the first abrasion (that's what it looked like at the time) one week ago today (Tuesday), but it had already been sensitive and tender the day before (Monday) after sex. On Wednesday, I noticed what was more of a lesion. By Thursday it was obvious and I tried calling the doc's office to make an appointment but they weren't in, so Friday morning was when I finally got to see a doc. She tested me for everything from a common yeast infection to herpes, HIV, and syphillis. However, she's bouncing back forth between it being aphthous ulcers and GH.

By Sunday-Monday, things had gotten worse. Urination had gotten to be almost unbearable and more lesions had sprouted up and made themselves very noticeable. I went in again yesterday, and was only prescribed Xylocaine 2% Jelly (contains the active ingredient lidocaine) to tie me over until things went away on their own, but I think you can get it over-the-counter.

I've been on Apo-Famciclovir 250mg since my first doc visit on Friday. I've been taking it 3x daily and no improvement, but since it's antiviral I have to continue with it until it's done.

So far, only the lidocaine jelly has helped because it's a topical anesthetic so it helps to numb the pain while I go pee, making it just tolerable. But I still wipe with the Tuck's and sometimes apply the tea tree oil for good measure.

I do have a yeast infection (tests confirmed that), and hopefully it's just a violent one that resulted in these lesions or I also have aphthous ulcers on top of it.

If you have anymore remedies that can simply help to numb the pain so I can go about my daily life (and PEE) in comfort, please let me know!

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Witchazel relieves soreness and itching nyal cold sore cream camphor/menthol soothes and heals and an aclovir cream to minimise duration of the attacks this method is cheap effective with no excruciation


Just a festa days ago I was experiencing all the same symptoms as you. I also have ever been in two monogomas relationships, I'm a 18 year old female. I have Genital Herpes it's very common so it's not something to beat yourself up over... Try showering or pour a bottle of water over your genitals while you urinate. Also you just need to rest up really it will go away you just need to keep it dry. I'm currently on acyclovir and it to me has all kinds of side affects like rapid heartbeat and it brings numbness to my body. But just if you are female a menstrual cycle can bring it on. So like me try and get on birth control ASAP. I also had a yeast infection as well but I also have GH. To get rid of that don't use monistat! Use a piece of garlic place it in your vagina the night before and sleep with it in. In the morning it will be gone. Good luck. And don't worry GH is normal, common, (1 every 5 people!) and you just need to be healthy and outbreaks won't hit.


Go purchase at a drug store 'ScarZone' Burn Gel it is an 'over the counter' topical analgesic & antiseptic ointment. Runs around $10 for a 0.5 oz tube.
Also be sure and purchase a package of 'Finger Cots'
and dispose after each application.

It has helped me heal and relieved the pain.

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