My risks are likely even lower; I got genital herpes from oral sex, and HSV-1 is even harder to transmit to a partner’s genital region. What about if both partners have HSV-2? Fact: Most type 1 genital herpes is transmitted by unprotected oral sex. Yes we both have herpes 2, and the tests to prove it. Any information you can give me would be appreciated. If I was to perform oral sex – could I transfer them to my mouth? is it possibel for us to keep passing it back and forth and having outbreaks like the first time.
Although there is far less of a stigma associated with oral herpes, both HSV-1 and HSV-2 present challenges for millions of people daily. Is it possible that I could get genital HSV-1 by having sex with my girlfriend? If sex becomes inevitable, then discuss how you are taking care of yourself and how you will protect him/her from contracting the herpes virus. If you avoid having sex during an outbreak AND use a condom then the risk is reduced to two percent. If you test negative for both HSV-1 and HSV-2, then you stand a greater risk of catching your friend’s HSV. There is no way of knowing if, or how often, a person will have future outbreaks. One of the biggest preconceptions about herpes, in Sara’s experience, is that a person is dirty or gross if they have it.
and this is the brief I have my first contact with him on may 11 then again may 13, he told me he has the virus on the 17 so that same day Friday the 17 I did a blood test and by Friday the 24 I got my results positive with a very high index of 1. There are many couples in which one partner has genital herpes and the other partner does not. You’ll find out that it’s not as serious as it may seem, and that couples can and do have wonderful, sexually fulfilling relationships, even if one partner has genital herpes. posted by anonymous to Human Relations (21 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite You are way way way overthinking this. Oral herpes is most often caused by the herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV1). I recommend that you discuss this concern with your doctor. If you want to talk more feel free to message me x.
My specialist said with HSV1 it was no big deal and not worth the prescription. As far as I am aware I also have not passed it on (unless it is just dormant in the other person?). Dr. They both had limited previous partners and where using condoms with non-long term partners. We will contact you as soon as possible. We haven’t had sex yet so I need to know what options we have. So I both kissed and was given oral sex by my bf who has told me that he sometimes gets coldsores, but was asymptomatic at the time (yes, I get that you can still be contagious-don’t jump all over that).
He doesn’t have sex when he is having an outbreak, but I still don’t always trust it. Unfortunately, now you’re in a position where you’ll have to trust somebody with the second before the first. things went a bit rocky when she told me that she had herpes as well, and at the same time, i admitted i had it. Men can go for years or even decades without ever noticing symptoms of an infection, but women tend to experience symptoms within two to 20 days after picking up the virus. Every year you have the infection, there are fewer and fewer days you are infectious, as your immune system does a better and better job of keeping the virus bottle up in the nerves where it hibernates. So I hope the same will happen for me when I tell my next boyfriend. But let’s go back to the beginning, to that Thanksgiving day three years ago where I felt everything but thankful.
They assume that since they both have herpes, that there is no reason to discuss their past medical history. From your description, I agree that it sounds like you had a herpes simplex infection. Exfoliated cervical cells were tested by a polymerase chain reaction assay to determine if they contained HPV DNA and, if so, the HPV type. There are many ways people can express themselves sexually without having genital-to-genital or mouth-to-genital contact. Sometimes the antibodies for herpes just go away, and blood tests can no longer detect them, she told me as she closed my file. I had a partner for 9 years who never got it from me and I never knew I had it. Genital herpes can increase the risk of being infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, or cause problems for people already living with HIV.