It does sound like you acquired herpes years ago, but without a typed swab we can’t be 100% certain that you have HSV 1 genitally, we only know that you do have HSV 1 and given what you describe it sounds reasonable to assume you have genital HSV 1, which is far less contagious than oral HSV 1. And yes, the great news is that you don’t have HSV 2 infection. Good for you for breaking through this difficult barrier and beginning again. Given that 56% of the US population has HSV 1 so you are certainly not alone.
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