Getting herpes 1 genital without being sexually active.
I was just told I have HSV 1 genital, but I have never had sex or oral sex or givin oral sex. I am not understanding how I could get this without being sexually active. I noticed the bumps after shaving and it hurt to pee so I went in and he did a few tests. It came back I have strep and HSV 1. Are these tests usually correct? I am just not understanding how I got genital herpes without being sexually active.
You've never been sexually active so there's no chance for genital herpes. A positive blood test would mean you have oral HSV1, even if you've never had symptoms. Aside from that and in the future, only a swab/culture can tell you if you have genital HSV1.
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