Hi, I'm a female in my late twenties. About sixteen days ago, I was hanging out with a friend who has oral HSV (I'm assuming HSV-1). During the course of the evening, I took one sip from his glass - against my better judgement, but he wasn't showing any symptoms, so I figured it must be ok. Later, he gave me a quick peck on the cheek as we were leaving.
I wasn't too worried about it at the time, but now I'm starting to feel a little unsure about it as
1) I came down with a cold four days ago (it was mild and not very flu-like so I'm pretty sure it was just a cold) and
2) My boyfriend starting feeling sick yesterday and now has what seems like the flu - fever, aches, a soar throat and possibly some throat congestion.
Is this a situation where I/we should be tested? Are there any signs I should be looking for in myself or my boyfriend over the next few days? What is the likelihood that I could have contracted HSV from my friend then passed it on to my boyfriend without showing any obvious symptoms?
Just wanted to add that today I noticed a small, clear, painless blister inside my upper lip. It's only about a mm in diameter and seems to be on a white base though the skin around it is a bit reddish.
Is this something I should be worried about? Like I said, it's completely painless. I might not have noticed it at all if I wasn't already on edge about herpes.
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