Fairfax Station, VA
A 51-year-old female asked:
I cultured positive for herpes. my igg/igm were negative. i dated two men during that time prior to exposure. one i kissed platonically. the other i slept with.
the one i had sex with was tested a month had igg of 26. did he give it to me?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
More info needed: Was the positive test oral or genital? It's rare to catch herpes from a platonic kiss. Your sexual exposure was with a partner who almost certainly is infected. If new genital infection, that person is the source. However, 30% of people with HSV1 have negative blood tests. If your positive test is HSV1 not HSV2, and especially if oral, you've had it a long time, not from either of these persons
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