Got these a few days ago. They’re painless and I do have some flu like symptoms. I have an appointment on Monday to get tested.
EDIT: I've gone and spoken to a piercer about this, and she told me that as long as I'm not having an outbreak at the time of piercing all is okay. Also any future outbreaks may prolong the healing process of the piercing. Just writing this here in case anyone finds this post in the future and wants an answer
If this has been posted in the wrong area then I apologise, just not sure where this should go.
I've been considering getting a Christina piercing for a while (it's an intimate piercing, not sure how much detail I'm allowed to go into if anyone wants to know exactly what it is), but I've had HSV1 genitally since August 2015. I know that when I've filled out forms for piercings in the past they've asked about any STDs/ailments and I've always ticked no (because I didn't think it was relevant for getting my ears pierced), but obviously with a genital piercing I'm not sure what the right thing to do is.
I've not had an outbreak since about February/March of this year, so it has been 8 months since my last one, and I've had OBs very infrequently (every few months if that).
I want to ask my local piercing studio(s) but would rather not do it over Facebook message/email (who wants to have their email address/Facebook account linked to having herpes?), so the only option I can see is going into studios and hoping that if I'm turned away that they won't recognise me again in future.
Does anyone have any experience of this?