Inside the mouth will more than likely not be herpes, just usual canker sores. This doesn't preclude you from having HSV-1.
There is no real issue here. Without a desire to mutually test, then you are best putting it out of your mind. If you want to understand risks, then you need to mutually test, may as well for a range of STDs and explicitly request HSV, type specific for HSV-1 and HSV-2.
There is no real reason for you to suspect genital herpes at all based on what you describe. Your partner has an oral HSV-1 infection most probably, it is very common. As such, he is immune from a genital infection so there is no need to be concerned on that front.
Do you get oral cold sores?
Im not even sure where to put this topic, i thinki may have genital herpes not exactly sure when i got it but my fiance of two years gave me oral sex abt 5 days after that he got a cold sore on his lip and i started getting vaginal irritation to my knowledge of what i can see i have had a red pimple like sore 2xs on the inside of my labia but off and on it feels tingly and burning sensation i honestly cant tell if i get myself worked up believing something is there or not, but can be there 1 minute and gone the next which goes on for a few days sometimes it feels sore but there is nothing there i have nvr seen an actual sore or blister ever. This all started in may this year so i am not sure wat to think. My fiance hasn't had any kind of symptoms on his genitals as of yet. He says were sticking thru this and everything will be fine. Wat do u all think. I can go to the dr. But im embarrassed and ashamed and if it is herpes i dont really want to take the antivirals. Please help or would like some good advice.
The only way we can take this forward is with the facts. Here is what I understand are the facts:
1. You were swabbed 4 years ago genitally and this was positive for HSV-1 (is this correct)?
2. Your partner was confirmed as having oral HSV-1 a few months ago, I believe through a swab (is this correct)?
If these are correct then there is every reason to believe that your partner either:
- has actually had oral HSV-1 for a long time; or
- is now immunocompetent.
As such, being a male, he can have no concerns over being infected genitally with HSV-1.
Since we've gotten nothing new for 30 years, we have to get this one. The only other thing in the near term is Genocea. Since the phase 3 trial ended March 1, we can be cautiously optimistic and hope for good news soon. Even if not perfect, if used in combination, it could be a game changer.
He gave it to me but only had antibodies for not even months he was exposed to my infection I had an outbreak he had no genital signs I'm asking why he didn't is a month or two enough to build some protection