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I was diagnosed with HSV-1 (genital) not too long ago and I was concerned if I should get a blood test again just so see I have antibodies to HSV-1, since that's what I was initially diagnosed with, and also for HSV-2? I had an outbreak a few days after having unprotected sex and the doctor said that I was newly diagnosed seeing as to how quickly I had an outbreak and the fact that no antibodies were present in the blood test. I've scheduled an appointment with the doctor to do another blood test to ensure that I have HSV-1. I have been reading that sometimes HSV-2 antibodies don't show up until months or years later. I just told someone that I was interested in becoming intimate with, about my diagnosis and he was understanding and reasonable, but wants to get to know me more before deciding whether or not he wants to have a relationship because the diagnosis made him re-evaluatle the situation and not want to just jump into something so quickly. I just want to ensure that what I told him was accurate and that I don't also have HSV-2 and didn't know. I'm just wondering what is the certainty that when I was diagnosed with HSV-1 (genital) that means I definitely don't have HSV-2?
I am very much wanting to be with a new partner, whom I really am very serious about. However, earlier this month I had a few hook ups and didn't vet my sex partner as well as I should of...there were more than 3...pretty close to strangers as you can get. I would like to get tested for HIV antibodies and close down the window time from any type of exposure to getting the most accurate test. ..so what is the best, fastest test that will detect the smallest amount of antibodies....or do I have to really wait the 3-6 months?