So I called up the world’s leading experts in herpes to ask a seemingly simple question: do I have herpes or not?. But from a biological standpoint, I’m not really sure we can make any recommendations around your need to disclose. I literally just got a call finding out I have herpes type 2 (genital). I got tested back in We have a 5 month old baby and it has just popped up now. I called my ex and told him he has never had any symptoms. The viruses are called herpes simplex type 1 and herpes simplex type 2. You can also get herpes from an infected sex partner who does not have a visible sore or who may not know he or she is infected because the virus can be released through your skin and spread the infection to your sex partner(s). I’m pregnant.
Genital herpes is an infection with the herpesvirus, called herpes simplex. With herpes, you do not usually have symptoms all the time. There are two types of herpes simplex virus; recurrences are more likely if you have type 2 than type 1. A friend thinks i’ve caught shingles from her but i’m doubting it is so i’m sure its herpes all the signs like nerve pain now blisters everything was going great in my life now its all changed:O(. I’m thinking about becoming pregnant. There are two types of herpes simplex viruses: herpes simplex type I and herpes simplex type II. If you have genital HSV II, you will not get HSV II at another site in your body. This is a very serious condition called disseminated herpes and should be addressed immediately with your health-care provider. In fact, most people do not have outbreaks, and yet are herpes positive, which is why the infection is spreading so widely. Im currently dating a woman who I think might have oral herpes. I read a lot, but am not sure what applies, since all of the literature deals with vaginal/penile outbreaks.
There are herpes sites but they kind of creep me out at this point. And while I’m not an expert in herpes, per se, I do know a number of people who have it, and continue to lead rich, happy, limitless dating lives. I am sure that you didn’t have a carefree attitude about Genital Herpes. In researching this, I found some clinics reporting patients presenting this in the single digits, and some doctors who called HSV-2 oral infection a myth. Learn about genital herpes causes (HSV-1, HSV-2), symptoms, signs, information and treatment. Get the facts about this common STD caused by the herpes simplex virus. A herpes infection may cause only a single outbreak of sores, but in many cases the person will have more outbreaks. There are two types of HSV. I’m not sure. The CDC estimates that at least 45 million people in the U.S. have genital herpes. The 2 common types are Herpes Simplex 1 (HSV 1) and Herpes Simplex 2 (HSV 2). What if I’m pregnant?
So I did what I do best in those types of situations. Of the two, I had tested positive for genital herpes, HSV-2 with an index value of 2.0 (Any index value above 1. At this point in time, I’m still not sure if I have herpes or not. Unfortunately, the only confirmatory testing that currently exists and is considered 100 percent accurate is a test called the Western Blot. I’m afraid that your blood work came back positive, the doctor told me over the phone. But it’s not necessarily the same herpes that causes problems in one’s nether regions. Garden variety cold sores are usually caused by type 1, while type 2 is commonly the villain behind genital sores. HSV-1 is commonly found around the mouth, and is often called cold sores. It can be passed to the genitals through oral sex. If you have one type of HSV, then it is not possible to get that same type again from a new partner. I’m worried I have something. Most of the time HSV-2 causes genital herpes. But, either type of herpes can cause an infection of the mouth or genitals. But, most of the time, herpes is spread when someone does not have any signs or symptoms. The herpes virus can still rub off a person’s skin even when he or she has no sores that you can see. They are called primary herpes. Signs and symptoms may include:. Not having sex (abstinence) is the only sure way to avoid infection. To lower your chances of giving or getting herpes, use latex or polyurethane condoms every time you have oral, vaginal or anal sex. Over-the-counter treatments for cold sores will not treat genital herpes, so smearing your genitals with Zovirax is an ineffective alternative to visiting your local GP or GUM clinic. I have herpes simplex type one so the Cold sore type but my question is I don’t get it on my lips I get it on my tummy on the right side across from my belly button I’ve had it since I was 7 and I’m 26 now I was just wondering if anyone knew of anything I can so as it’s so painful and it can last for about two weeks and the tablets you can get don’t work. I first thought it was poison but now after seeing these pictures I wanted to be sure for both of our sakes and piece of mind. Wtf is this Dr? I’m a bit embarrassed to go see a Dr at the moment.
If I Have Herpes, How Can I Tell The New Guy I’m Dating?
Most mums-to-be with genital herpes give birth to healthy babies. You may not have any symptoms at all when you first catch the virus. This medication is called Aciclovir, and it’s safe to take throughout pregnancy (EMC 2012, RCOG 2014a, RCOG 2014b). If you have genital herpes, you may not show any signs of an outbreak. I’m not sure which type I have. I want to know more because they just brushed it off as if wasn’t a big deal.didn’t explain anything to me just that I could be my so called fever blisters. Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI). Find out about causes, symptoms, testing, treatment and telling a partner. It is caused by a virus called Herpes simplex. Most people who get genital herpes get it quite mildly but some will have painful symptoms. There are two types, HSV-1 and HSV-2. What happens if I have genital herpes when I’m pregnant? The doctor immediately said, oh you got genital herpes. It’s like if you have any kind of rash anywhere near your mouth or crotch, it’s, Herpes! Acyclovir! NEXT!. He called me a week later and told me that ALL of his tests were negative, including the IgG tests for herpes one and two. God blessHello, I was replying to post 3 sorry I’ve never posted to this so I’m not sure I am doing it right.
When they infect the mouth, it’s called oral herpes (sometimes known as cold sores or fever blisters). But, as we just learned, the majority of people with herpes have no idea they’re infected because they don’t show symptoms (or symptoms are so mild they go unnoticed). At the end of the day, the only way to know for sure whether you have herpes is to see a doctor. Herpes is pretty easily contracted through genital and oral contact (like kissing and oral, anal, and vaginal sex) with people who’ve got it. I’m pretty sure I contracted it before my 17th bday though. He called me after learning the results: he tested positive for herpes.