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The doctor said I had HSV 2 and told me I need to always use

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The doctor said I had HSV 2 and told me I need to always use condoms when I have sex and when I have outbreak just call him. The outbreak I had was tingling and weird rash on my arm and neck. But nothing in my genital area. Will I eventually have outbreaks on my genital eventually?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  dermdoc19 replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for posting your question.

From your description this does not sound like HSV 2. Was a culture taken? Do you have any medical conditions? Was the rash just on one side. Were their vesicles ( water bumps)?

Expert:  dermdoc19 replied 1 year ago.

Would it be possible to post a photograph?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry for some reason I just saw this reply. My skin condition cleared up in 3 weeks so no picture to post. But still do see faintly where rash was on my arm. But still haven't had any signs of a rash in my genital area.