Ok so it's been 6 months since my doctor told me I have Herpes from a Visual inspection no culture. I have been with the same girl for a touch over a year now. We had plenty of unprotected sex before I was diagnosed I think we both have a problem she has had what looks like an OB to me. neither one of us are blaming the other at this point it just sucks and all we can do is move forward. Then a few weeks ago she got extremely sick and got some sort of blisters under her armpit behind her knees and where the sun dont shine. Big ones. Inch to Inch and a half across. Cultures turn up she has a staph infection. Her dermitologist doesn't seem to think she has herpes now and she keeps telling me that I next time I have a OB I need to get it cultured, because she now thinks we just have a staph infection that we are passing between us. I personaly think we both have herpes and she had a stressful week broke out and caught the staph infection being her immune system is battered from this. Next OB I get im getting cultured seems like the only way to tell for sure. I don't know if she's just in denial. I just don't know much anymore been somewhat depressed for the last 6 months. Found out that she could have cheated on my in the last year. Which is putting a huge stain on our relationship. Im driving my self nuts...So I guess my big question is has anyone else delt with a nasty staph infection and herpes. Or how would they correlate? Or how long can you carry a staph infection. I can say that I have done some homework on the herpes thing and I treat it with Lysine eating better and the doc gave me some meds to calm me down so im not so stressed. But my OB are pretty constant the last one My leg got soar, I upped my Lysine, a spot appeared in the same spot as normal, Blistered, Popped, scabbed, all in a few days. in the past 6 months its been almost a ongoing deal as soon as I heal for a few days it starts all over again. Just makes me wonder. Maybe Im just in denail too. If anyone has any advice comments etc feel free to fire away next time i can get something cultured im going to I dont like the idea of the blood test with wishy washy results. Just letting off steam and sharing my thoughts lets hear yours.