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Are there different strains of Herpes2 that impact how we experience the disease? I wonder can if get different types of herpes that is worse than what I already have?

  • I had the impression from a blood test in 2007 that I had "Had" the virus but that it could be a false test. Never had any kind of symptom, and now that I have had an uncomfortable outbreak I am very sure were I definitely have it now, as the blood test said so this time as well. Now I definitely have it and there are obvious symptoms though mostly internal it's painful so I think I'd know if I had it before?

    Asked by Anonymous in Herpes Jan 18, 2018
  • Posted on Jan 24, 2018


    STDcounselor

    HSV-1 and HSV-2 are two different strains of herpes. HSV-1 is typically oral herpes and HSV-2 is usually genital herpes. Both strains could spread ora... For detail, click here

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