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I’ve had hsv1 orally since I can remember, my partner tested positive for Hsv2 10 years ago. My test only show hsv1. She’s had 3 outbreaks in the last ten years a small bump at the top of her butt, me never. Has my hsv1 antibodies lower my test results so I don’t show positive for hsv2 or am I negative?
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Posted on Nov 10, 2018
That's likely. It's pretty unlikely that you've had sex with a hsv2+ partner for ten years without getting it yourself. Btw, your partner probably has had way more than 3 outbreaks, but didn't show external symptoms. Regular exposure to your hsv1 would build your partner's antibodies to her own hsv2, making her less symptomatic. Conversely, exposure to her asymptomatic shedding would build your antibodies and, along with your hsv1, would keep you from becoming symptomatic.