Reply To: HSV 1 genital to oral self transmit › Forums › Herpes Questions › HSV 1 genital to oral self transmit › Reply To: HSV 1 genital to oral self transmit October 21, 2022 at 6:44 pm #79188 Terri WarrenKeymaster Absolutely you need a western blot. The CDC says so and so do I! And shame, shame, shame on your provider for not insisting that you get one. OMG, there is so much wrong with the care you’ve received. Terri This reply was modified 1 month, 1 week ago by Terri Warren.