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hsv1 vs hsv2?

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ArizonaLove

hi there. I was wondering what the difference was between the two. I realized I have no idea what kind I have, and so I called my doctor to have them look in my file, and no where in my file is it listed :( I'm slightly sad but I'm not sure what the difference is? I know mine is gential... but i read both can be either.

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The only way to know which one you have, for sure, is by taking a blood test for IgG antibodies - usually you need to wait 3 months after infection to build these up. Either one can occur orally or on the genitals. There are a lot of other differences between the two types, but you can't really diagnose yourself.

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