Frequently STD Q & A

This service is anonymous and confidential. Please only ask questions about STDs, dating advice and emotional / psychological issues here. Questions about website features, payment & technical issues should be directed to customer service.

Does having the antibodies for type 2 herpes (genital) protect against contracting type 1 herpes above? Namely, via kissing? Would I experience an outbreak on my lips after being exposed to type 1 via kissing, despite being positive for type 2 below? .... Likewise, if I am type 1 below and exposed to type 2 above, would it result in break outs above?

  • Asked by Anonymous in Herpes Nov 10, 2017
  • Posted on Nov 13, 2017


    HSV-1 and HSV-2 are two different strains of herpes. Having one strain of herpes won't protect a person from catching the other strain. Both strains o... For detail, click here

Your Comment

Ask a question