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I’ve had tingling and burning lips for 6 months, could it be herpes?

I had unprotected oral sex with someone. Two weeks later I began to have a tingling and burning sensation around my lips.
It’s been 6 months since the possible exposure. I had an IGG at 4 weeks which was negative and another IGG at 25 weeks which was also negative. However my lips are still tingling. Could it still be herpes?
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No, it's not herpes. Tingling wouldn't happen without any sores.

Also, herpes doesn't usually go from the genitals to the mouth nearly as often as it can go from the mouth to the genitals.

Maybe you're having an allergy to something, or it's anxiety - I can't tell you for sure. It's not herpes, though.
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Thank you for your reply, it’s just been driving me crazy. I’ll try to find ways to take my mind off it.
You might also try to pay attention to things you are using on your lips, or that are touching your lips when it gets worse. Maybe it's something like a chap stick/lip balm, a cup you use, toothpaste, mouthwash, face wash, something you eat.

There's a whole syndrome around it - https://www.healthline.com/health/tingling-lips#allergic-reaction

You can develop an allergy at any time, at any age. It's far more likely to be that or anxiety than herpes from giving oral sex. That's very, very unlikely to ever happen. I hope you find some relief.
I had another Hsv IGG done. It was negative after 6 months since possible exposure. Should I consider that conclusive?
Yes, I absolutely would. IgGs are conclusive at 12-16 weeks.
Im still feeling burning and tingling around my lips. No lesions or sores.It’s been 7 moths since my potential exposure.
I’ve been to my PCP, a neurologist and an infectious disease doc. No one can figure it out. They think it’s anxiety, but the sensation I feel comes and goes randomly.  I just took another IGG at 6 months and 27 days which came back negative. It’s driving me crazy I keep thinking I’m going to wake up with lesions on my lips.
Would herpes symptoms last this long without an Outbreak? What is causing by lips to burn and tingle.
You don't have herpes. Your tests are negative. Herpes wouldn't give you tingling for this long without an outbreak, but that doesn't really matter because you don't have it.

You have had 4 negative tests, the last one being at about 7 months. They are conclusive at 12-16 weeks. You don't have herpes.

I've already given you my thoughts - anxiety, allergy, burning mouth syndrome. You should track it - when you feel the burning and tingling, write down everything you've eaten and had to drink for the past 12 hours or so. Keep track of everything that's touched your lips - lip balm - either yours or someone else's, anything you've smoked or vaped, maybe lotion you put on your hands and then touch your mouth, or gloves, etc.

Are you staying at someone's house and using a different toothpaste or mouthwash?

It's not herpes. Your tests show that, and it's not acting like it. I don't mean to sound harsh, but every day that you spend looking at herpes as the cause is one day less that you spend on finding the actual cause, and I want you to feel better.
Hi again, I’ve been doing some thinking. Im still having burning and tingling around my lips.

My date of possible exposure was October 2nd 20220.I was on valtrex from October 20-November 6th.

Could this have affected my IGG that was negative on 4-27-2021?

Thanks again for all your help.
No, it wouldn't have. You don't have herpes.
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