This forum is an un-mediated, patient-to-patient forum for questions and support regarding herpes issues such as: Herpes symptoms and treatments, causes, diagnosis, and herpes in men, tests, telling your spouse or partner.
I went to the ER with genital lesions & body symptoms (fever, headache, etc.). They looked at my genitals and said it was most likely herpes. I got the tests back today and am confused at the results. It seems I have type-1, and I'm unsure of how to get that on your genitals? And why don't I have oral symptoms? (If I get type-1 from receiving oral sex, I would've spent time kissing the infected person).
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