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FC17

HSVI - >1.10 positive

HSVII - <.90 Negative

According to my doctor I'm HSVI positive. Is that what this results show?

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FC17

Okay, I have a question. I have HSVI correct so how can I find out if it's a recent or past infection? I've never had cold sores in my life. Well that I can remember and my last sexual encounter was with my fiance back in like September. That's 3 months ago.

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FC17

I had itching and discharge but that was diagnosed as a yeast infection when I first went in to my doctor. Then afterwards I had that viral culture of a cut I had and it came back negative. The next day I went in for blood draw to check for Herpes 1&2. Came back positive with Herpes I and negative for Herpes II.

Could it be possible to have Herpes I down there?

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FC17

No, he's never had coldsores. Yes, I have been the recipient of oral sex before.

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FC17

I guess I just want to know if I have it oral or genital. Because I know you can have HSV oral or genital. Is there a test that would be able to tell me that? Or do I have to have like a cut or sore and get tested at that time to know?

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Caliope

the only way to know definitively where an infection is located is by either having an active ob or by having a swab test and being lucky enough to have the virus shedding at that time and the swab result being positive for the virus.

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FC17

I guess at this point I'm confused.

I already got a viral swab test done for my cut I had when I first had it when I went into my doctors office. That came back negative for HSVII. I wish I had my results right now to be more sure of what I'm saying. Then my blood test came back positive for HSVI and negative for HSVII. Being as how the last time I had any sexual relations of any kind was three months ago then I'm thinking the tests are correct. HSVI probably came back positive because I have been exposed to that strand previously and the test found antibodies in my blood. It didnt' find any antibodies for HSVII so then I dont have type 2 because if I did the antibodies would of shown up for it in my test. So I guess for now I'm going to give it a rest. I have two more days left before I get to see my fiance again and I should really focus my mind on that.

Thanks everyone for your responses. Esp. Calliope.

~Flower

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Caliope

FC17 - if it has been since September since you had sexual contact then I think that your blood test should be accurate and if it says you're negative for hsv2 then I'd think it was correct.

If you had genital symptoms and a positive test result for hsv1 then the evidence of an ob would indicate an infection but at the time you had the swab the virus just wasn't present. in the absence of coldsores that would give you an idea of where your infection is.

That isn't the best news but it isn't the worst news either.

I hope you have a great visit with your honey. I'd concentrate on getting lots of hugs. :)

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