He had to due to testing positive for herpes 1 and 2 and Chlamydia. But can a blood test be accurate for just 3 weeks. I’m a physician and I was recently diagnosed with herpes. Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) is the main cause of genital herpes. Until recently, the general rule was to assume that HSV-1 infections occur in the oral cavity (mouth) and are not sexually transmitted, while HSV-2 attacks the genital area and is sexually transmitted. Laboratory tests are needed to confirm a herpes diagnosis. To get an idea if I was just recently exposed or if i’ve been exposed long. Yesterday my life changed as I found out I have hvs 1 and 2.
Recent findings and perspectives on medical research. Is it HSV-1, or 2? I knew of three people who had it before my being diagnosed, I know countless people now. Michelle’s Recent Articles. Simplex 2 is stronger and what most people show as genital herpes. I’m recently diagnosed and I’m scared to death about dating now Does anyone have any experiences to share?.
Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), also known as herpes labialis, is the etiologic agent of vesicular lesions of the oral mucosa commonly referred to as cold sores. The clinical manifestations and treatment of HSV-2 infection are discussed elsewhere. UpToDate synthesizes the most recent medical information into evidence-based practical recommendations clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions.