Skip to content

Announcements

Useful Links!
Help Our Community Answer Your Questions Better By Including In Your Post: Gender, Have You Been Tested For An STD Yet?
Type Of STD Tests and Results? Any Medications To Control Your STD?



gettin retested
avatar
thisishard88 posted:
okay so i have been reading discussions and stuff. when i was diagnosed, the doc said that i was positive for herpes and that herpes 1 and 2 are like the same in the genital area.. so i'm confused. whats the difference in having herpes 1 in the genital region than herpes 2? or is that possible? and should i get retested to make sure which one i have? i was 17 when i was diagnosed so i'm not sure if i remember everything.. what should i do?
Reply
 
avatar
betsyo1967 responded:
definitely read the herpes handbook. it's in our resource section. it's free to read online . i t will answer all ofyour questions.

it does matter if you have hsv1 or hsv2 genitally so if your provider didn't test you for type, you'll need to follow up on that too.
Talking about std testing is NORMAL and something we all should be doing EVERY TIME before we have sex with a new partner :)


Helpful Tips

What are the tests to be done for finding out Sexually transmitted diseases
Dear Sir I what to know, what are the tests are required to be done for finding out the sexually transmitted diseases? Kindly give reply. More
Was this Helpful?
1 of 1 found this helpful

Helpful Resources

Be the first to post a Resource!

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.