A member asked:

I had an igg serology test that came back positive for hsv1 & negative for hsv2.how can i find out if its oral or genital?i've never had an outbreak.

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Al Hegab answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

HSV1 stands for oral: while HSV2 stands for the genital form, you don't need to have an outbreak, those antibodies mean that you were exposed, disease can spread even if the sores aren't present

Answered 9/18/2020



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