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I am terrified and thw doctor I saw wasn't very good or supportive I felt like she judged me. So now I have no idea what happens next or what to expect. Will this turn to aids? Will I die? Am I going to be ill forever? Will people know? And what treatment options do I have?
I was diagnosed with HSV-1 (genital) not too long ago and I was concerned if I should get a blood test again just so see I have antibodies to HSV-1, since that's what I was initially diagnosed with, and also for HSV-2? I had an outbreak a few days after having unprotected sex and the doctor said that I was newly diagnosed seeing as to how quickly I had an outbreak and the fact that no antibodies were present in the blood test. I've scheduled an appointment with the doctor to do another blood test to ensure that I have HSV-1. I have been reading that sometimes HSV-2 antibodies don't show up until months or years later. I just told someone that I was interested in becoming intimate with, about my diagnosis and he was understanding and reasonable, but wants to get to know me more before deciding whether or not he wants to have a relationship because the diagnosis made him re-evaluatle the situation and not want to just jump into something so quickly. I just want to ensure that what I told him was accurate and that I don't also have HSV-2 and didn't know. I'm just wondering what is the certainty that when I was diagnosed with HSV-1 (genital) that means I definitely don't have HSV-2?