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A question about hsv1

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sunnysouth2424

I had a major OB last month in my mouth and genitals. My doctor didn't swab me, but he diagnosed me and put me on Valtrex. My sexual partner went and got tested, and he is positive for hsv1. Can I reasonably assume that that's the kind I have, too? I know I need to wait another month before getting a blood test. 

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It may be a safe assumption if your partner has HSV 1. But did your partner get tested for hsv2. How were they tested. Doctors might look at it and say well it's on your mouth so it's type 1 but really not know. It is best to have him get the blood test typed and diagnosed that way if it all comes back s HSV 1 it's probably hsv1 for you but you should still get checked you could have had it before your partner and not known. 

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Okay, thanks for the advice. It really sucks not knowing and having to wait another month to even get tested. He just said he went to the doctor and told them what I said, and that it came back positive for the type you have in your mouth, which I assume he meant hsv1. I'm not really talking to him any more.

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sunnysouth2424

That's what I was thinking. It was also on my nipple and in my mouth.

 

 

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