Originally Posted by alibabe_muse
I had all tests last month, negative for both HSV 1 & 2. This thread has me confused because I had cold sores a lot up to the age of 20 (always with a cold & runny nose). It seems based on the discussion here I should test positive for HSV1.
It's possible the cold sores may have been canker sores (sometimes the two look very similar).
I also have always tested negative for HSV 1 & 2, but did have canker sores when I was younger.