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1) Is the difference in my results from 2017 and now indicate a new HSV1 infection?
It does not – not at all. It is normal to vary and often is a result of a lab switching brands of tests.
2 Is it possible I contracted a different strand of HSV1 causing new symptoms?
I don’t believe so, no
3) Is the constant lip tingling a sign that I am asymptomatically shedding?
Not if it is constant. If you want to know if this represents viral shedding have it swab tested when you have the symptom, even if you have no sore.
4) I already have an established GHSV1 infection. Do I need to now tell partner I think I have it orally as well?
no – you don’t know that
5) Do you have any information on people with 2 strains of HSV1 and how it affects their OBs? What is the likely hood I’ll now get oral OBS?
I think that is highly unlikely
6) Any advice or how to get these symptoms to stop and do you think they’re related to herpes?
I suspect they are NOT related to HSV as they are constant and HSV genitally is quite quiet, especially after all these years. If you’ve never had a cold sore, I think oral infection is unlikely
7)Is there any way to get tested to see if you have multiple strains of HSV-1?