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We don’t know that the HSV 1 value has anything to do with why the HSV 2 test misses 8%.
Given all that you’ve said here, I’m unclear if you are infected with HSV 1 or not. If you can’t the blot right now, pay attention to the area and get anything swab tested that seems abnormal to you.