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And it is likely that your HSV to result is a false positive. Based on previous IgG test as compared to western blot results, people who get an index value in the range of two probably have about a 60% chance of this being a false positive. Before you go much further, I highly recommend obtaining a confirmatory test. The best test is the herpes western blot done at the University of Washington. I can answer the questions that you have asked but I think it’s too early to decide that you have HSV infection. And if you do my 95% of the time, at least, the infection is genital not oral. That means that you would not transmit it to a partner by giving them oral sex. If it turns out that you are truly HSV-2 positive, then partners using condoms and you taking daily antiviral medicine are the best tools to reduce transmission.
Minor tingling and low-grade fever and itching could be related to so many different things. I would not jump to the conclusion that they’re related to a possible HSV-2 infection. You definitely need a confirmatory test.