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Thursday, February 19, 2009 gutta gurl, Community Member, asks

Q: can i use a tampon while on my period, if im having a herpes outbreak?

i had a bump under the skin and went to the doctor on the 10th. i stared takin my valtrex on the 11th to see if it would help it go away. but it hasnt.

 i had sex on the 15th, then started my period later that night. the next day i woke up and there was 3 red, itchy bumps. is it safe to wear a tampon? oh and when i had sex the day before, we had sex without a condom for like 5 minutes. how high is the risk that i transferred it to him?

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By gutta gurl, Community Member— Last Modified: 08/28/14, First Published: 02/19/09