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sur hut

herpes or just cold sores

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sur hut

had orel sex a couple days ago now i have a cold sore on my lip would like to know how i can find out if i have just a cold sore or something else i see where some say it a time line before you can find out if you have herpes

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Kitty123

Cold sores ARE Herpes. Its caused by HSV-1. You can get a blood test to confirm.

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sur hut

so your saying i can be tested now seening that it was only four days since i had sex

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JBnATL

If you have an active cold sore on your lip, go to your doctor and get it swabbed. Other than that you may have to wait 3 months before you can take a blood test to see if you have developed antibodies to the virus.

80% of the adult population has hsv in one form or another. So you are not alone if you have it.

Come to the Chat Room, there you will find many nice fellow Herpsters who can offer you their advice.

Good luck!

JB

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