ADVICE | I have genital herpes and it’s cleared up… Can I have unprotected sex?

I had it living in my systme unbeknownst to me for probably a year or so and was with a longterm girlfriend for most of that time, having unprotected sex. Is it possible to have unprotected sex with someone not infected? Acyclovir and valacyclovir are used to treat herpes and it is valacyclovir only, which is used to prevent transmission of virus between partners and not acyclovir. Do you have a question about herpes that you’d like to ask our experts? Will my boyfriend ever be able to give me oral sex without protection? The brochures and other forum posts have been super informative and supportive. You can get genital herpes even if your partner shows no signs of the infection.

It was a crazy connection that I have never experienced with a guy on this level before. SEX ON EACHOTHER. My personal experience is that the person I got herpes from had no idea he had gotten it from the person he HAD gotten it from, and I didn’t know he had it until I got it. That means you can get herpes by touching, kissing, and oral, vaginal, or anal sex. For example, unless you have herpes sores in the mouth, you can perform oral sex on your partner, even if you have an outbreak of genital symptoms. We can still pass on the virus, even without symptoms – a phenomenon called “asymptomatic shedding” – we can be contagious at any time. Everything I have read says be careful because HSV 1 can give you genital herpes through oral sex; but given the fact that the vast majority of people already have HSV 1 (of the face) and have built up an immunity is this really such a great concern in a monogamous stable relationship?.

Among the outbreaks, it is okay to have sex, as long as your partner understands and accepts the risk. But if a person is in suppressive therapy, will it spread as usual? However, your partner may be infected with herpes, even if you have no symptoms or sores. Get a blood test so you know what you have. New partner? Can I get herpes sores on other parts of my body? I had an unprotected sex encounter a month ago with a CSW.

He wanted to have unprotected sex, but i really dont want to put him at risk. I’ll try to help. Genital Herpes is a completely different type of virus so no need to worry about that. I just stumbled across this forum a few hours ago & couldn’t stop reading everyones post. You can also depends on how long they have been together sexually intimate. It is possible for him to have herpes and not know it. And again another few days again unprotected.

Also, can we spread the virus to other locations on our own bodies?. Meeting People With Herpes (MPWH) uses the same left and right swipe format as Tinder to help people with STIs find others in the same situation. That’s the least amount of reduction you’ll get. Unfortunately, for me, I believe HSV-2 is one of the STDs that should be disclosed to the other partner. Unfortunately, this is a decision that is often made casually and unclothed in the heat of the moment, but there are some people who invest the consideration and thought into this major health decision that it deserves. I practice safer sex, but recently became fluid bonded with one lover. The person is infectious when the blisters are present but fine when they are in remission.

If you have sexual intercourse with an individual during that period, you have the risk of transmitting or acquiring the infection. I have had my share of a going through what you are going through. In the United States it is more widespread in parts of the south. Abstinence. There are many ways people can express themselves sexually without having genital-to-genital or mouth-to-genital contact. It’s wonderful news, then, that the pill may soon be available to all Britons at no cost through the country’s National Health Service. If neither of you have an STD then you don’t have one to give to the other.

I can help. She probably was 28-35 years old. is it really easy to tell a girl that you have herpes? This can happen if the person with HIV has a detectable viral load and no form of protection is being used – this is called unprotected sex. My fiance and I had unprotected sex last night, and when we were finished, I noticed he was having an outbreak. Unprotected sex can cause pregnancy and can also spread sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including the HIV/AIDS virus. Stopping the Spread of HIV How Do You Get Infected With HIV?

Dear Dr Ren: As a lesbian in the poly and BDSM communities, I have multiple sex partners.

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