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Freaking out over nothing??

Hey everybody, I'm a 23 y\o male. I've been really paranoid lately about a single encounter I had about 7 weeks ago. I went out and brought a girl home who told me she was positive for genital herpes (hsv2 I believe), as well as had outbreaks on her mouth very very rarely. She told me was on anti virals as well. My step father has genital herpes and I've discussed it with my mother about how they avoid him passing it to her, so I thought I wouldn't judge this girl for that. I saw no signs of an out break on her mouth or genitals, and we had protected vaginal sex, but I let her perform unprotected oral. I've had no signs or symptoms that I have noticed, but I do know that is not unheard of. I had a test done at 3 weeks (igg) (yes I know too early, but it's nice to have to narrow my time frame if I do end up having it) and they came back negative. It's now been 7 weeks and still no signs or symptoms. I am currently in a new relationship and would hate to infect my current GF because of a one night fling weeks before we met. I was also in the hospital a few weeks ago because I had passed out and tore my face up pretty good (still no idea why I fainted) but everyone I have spoken to has said with my stress and the fainting episode I would (generally) be showing symptoms, but everybody is different it seems with hsv. Should I almost tested yesterday but the nurse told me to go about my life, because my exposure was "low risk" and to just be safe and wear condoms. I just wanted to get some advice from (hopefully) someone with more knowledge than i, thank you
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Well I got my results back today and I was negative with the igg for 1 and 2, as all of you and I thought it would be! Didn't give any antibody levels wich was disappointing but I'm not going to sweat it! I'm assuming a teat at 12 weeks would be pointless at this point?? Thank you feelingundone and fleetwood20!
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@Fleetwood20 that's what I've read, I've spent a lot of time on the Webb the last few weeks
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2016worries the cyst confirmed, not to confuse lol
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You are just being a little paranoid about the exposure. It was incredibly low risk. It is actually higher risk to take home a girl and she doesn't tell you she has HSV2!

No symptoms and no form of HSV is very convincing. Incredibly few of our bodies are that super that they can be infected with herpes (primary infection) and show no signs!
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I've been keeping a close eye down there as well, about a week after I had a cyst on the back of my leg that I got checked out and had it confirmed (it's not uncommen for me)
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Well I went in today at the 9 week point and got tested again, I'll have my results on Monday (clinic is closed friday-Sunday so I get to wait an extra few days :/) but I'm feeling much better sense I've been on here about not having it. But I've also come to terms with the fact that if I do there is nothing I can do about it except the normal forms of treatment! I've heard that this would be a fine time to stop testing if I haven't had any signs or symptoms, if results are still negative would I be safe to assume no further testing is needed??
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If your test is neg which I have no doubt then yes it would be a safe bet you are all good. Good luck and let us know
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with no symptoms, you should be alright. My case, is a little different, I had some symptoms (no ulcers or blisters) and I started to religiously check genital area 24/7, adding to my anxiety.
you should be good
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