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Could this be an outbreak?

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Oystergirl

Ok ive been living with HSV2 for about 8 months. All of my outbreaks since then have been genital. A couple of days ago I notice I a bumb under one of my bottom teeth and just thought ok I have an abcess. But yesterday it popped open and is now like and open sore (like herpes outbreak starts as a bumb then it ruptures) I was wondering could this be an outbreak which would be disheartening because I have never had one in my mouth before and thought since HSV2 is genital I wouldn't have to worry about that. And if it is why would it show in my mouth for the first time when I've had it for 8 months. I know herpes can jump but all of the research I read said only HSV1 skipped from area to area. Can someone please give me some advice. I'm trying not to get upset in case I just injured my gum with my toothbrush or something but the thought of this jumping from place to place makes me so sad, having it in one area is bad enough let alone two. 

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Elle22

If it is herpes, it is more likely you have hsv1 orally and hsv2 genitally, than hsv2 both orally and genitally. Oral hsv2 is rare, and usually if you get it, you get it in both places at the same time. You could get the sore swabbed to be sure, or get a blood test later. However, there are a lot of other things that can cause bumps and sores orally. So perhaps ask a doctor.

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