If they tell you HSV 1 or HSV 2 are not associated with neuralgia, they are wrong. I have had more luck with natural remedies than with prescription drugs. Not only does it seem to help prevent colds, for me it has proved to be an effective, homeopathic way to avoid outbreaks.
If you're putting 2 and 2 together, and you think your herpes is causing your back and leg pain and sensitivity, IT PROBABLY IS. I have had more luck with natural remedies than with prescription drugs.
Keep looking for a doctor who is current on the literature and understands the neurolopathic aspect of the disease. I share your pain and understand exactly what you are going through. just found this site and as sad as it is to hear how much pain others are in at least I now know that others are experiencing the same thing.
Ask before making an appointment so you don't keep wasting your money. There is no cure, and opiods are virtually useless for MOST neuropathies, not just herpes. I have had a very severe strain of herpes II for 30 years. Before there was medication I got it every month with my menstrual cycle plut those other times that it just felt like showing up.
I used to have a herniated disk, but therapy seemed to heal it, and I've had cortosone shots in my sacroiliac joints that made it MUCH MUCH worse...permanently... I also have been having swollen lymph nodes in my inner thighs.