My girlfriend has had the herpes virus (test confirmed) for several years. She has had two oral outbreaks, the last one two years ago.
I probably got the virus from her (unprotected sex), and had my first outbreak (genital) two weeks ago.
Since I took medications (acyclovir) right after spotting the first blisters, my outbreak was minor and 5 days later I was perfectly fine again. I did take a 10-day break on sex.
However, I just noticed ONE very small herpes-like blister in the same area that I had my first outbreak. It's so small that it's hard to spot.
The question is: we are both infected (genital for me, oral for her). I may have a very small herpes blister that will probably cause no discomfort at all during sex. If we have unprotected sex, is there a chance that this will induce an outbreak in her genital area??
you can't be sure you have hsv1 genitally from a blood test dear.
it appears the blood testing you both had done was a waste of time and money anyways. you had igm testing done which current cdc recommendations advise against. you also had non-type specific igg blood testing done which tells you nothing. you'll both have to seek out type specific herpes igg blood testing and go from there for better answers.
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