I am diagnosed with HSV-2 last month from skin-to-skin contact with an asymptomatic boy. I took Valacyclovir for about four days, and the lesion on the right vaginal wall (one small cut), pain, burning, and pins and needles went away for the most part. But at times, I am feeling a strong urge to itch in the anus area. I started applying eucalyptus or clove oil, and I am doing yoga, cycling, and eating healthy to build immunity. I got my period before two days, and I felt a slight pain on my right vaginal wall, which did not happen before. I am also feeling burning but cannot tell if this is herpes or period-related.
When I went to the Obgyn, she said most people have one or two outbreaks and can stay dormant. She has also mentioned that once I take the Valtrex, all symptoms should go away. I also asked another doctor, who said that the herpes virus stays at the nerve root for two to three years. So, is this a sign of the herpes pain being permanent in my body? Is this a sign of another outbreak?
I am 28 years old and no health conditions. My father has thyroid, BP, and cholesterol. I am not sexually active, and but I drink alcohol and eat cheese foods sometimes. I am hoping to improve my immunity and never have the outbreaks again. Please help.