HSV-1 is the strain most common on the lips and mouth, but it can be spread through oral sex, just like HSV-2. 3 4 It may be difficult for some people to realize they’ve been exposed since it can take so long for symptoms to show up. You may feel a tingling sensation in the area before a blister appears. If you test positive for herpes, your doctor will prescribe medications help to suppress the virus and its symptoms. Neonatal disease due to Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is still of major concern. Yeah but you know they don’t usually test for herpes right? HSV-2 can lead to painful and reoccurring outbreaks of sores and blisters in the genital area, or, show no symptoms at all. They promised to get tested as soon as possible. I barely managed to say herpes before I burst into tears again.
How To Know If You Have Herpes: 13 Steps (with Pictures)