I have tested positive for genital HSV2 and negative for HSV1, however I never had any outbreaks.
Does the Genital Herpes (HSV2) give me immunity for oral HSV1 (cold sores)?
Does the Genital Herpes (HSV2) give me immunity for oral HSV2 ?
Does the Genital Herpes (HSV2) give me immunity for Genital HSV1 ?
Also as I am am asymptomatic and never even had a first outbreak, I like to do a swab test to determine if I am shedding from my genital area or somewhere else.
I was told by a doctor that knows you well that I may be able to do that with your clinic by mail as an outpatient as I located in NY.
I am married and my wife has tested negative from HSV1 and HSV2, it will help to find out where I may be shedding from.
I was under the understanding that some people can get HSV2 in different part of their bodies as well....mouth... hand... back side, that's why I wanted to get a swab test done to make sure where I may be shedding from since I never had an outbrake...you think this will be a waste of time?
When we take a group of people that HSV 2 positive by antibody and have them swab their genitals for four months using PCR testing, more than 95% of them shed virus from the genitals during that time. That's why I suggested that your shedding would occur from the genitals.
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