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After 4 months, i did a std panel including hsv-1& 2. all came negative except hsv-1 igg test came high positive(22.5). hsv-2 igg negative. i am really worried, if i have oral herpes. i have no symptoms or had any outbreaks ever. can i transmit it?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

This largely duplicates your other question. See that reply. You're just like half of all adults. With no symptoms of either genital herpes or oral herpes (cold sores), most likely you never will and your wife will be at little risk. Just plan to avoid kissing her in event of a cold sore or a genital outbreak, then no worries.

Answered 4/23/2023

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