I am very curious about every ones experience with infecting and/or protecting others

I had also read about the horrific symptoms and death of patients post op who had developed herpes. It is important to talk to your primary care doctor about the risks of contracting genital herpes and to be tested for other STDs if you are sexually active. Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) can be transmitted in bodily fluids during vaginal, anal, or oral sex; any sexually active person can be infected with a STD. We can never to pass each other without concern oral sex? So how do you protect yourself? The kiss can spread oral herpes to your partner, but can increase the chances that the daily intake of an antiviral prescription, such as reducing Valtrex do. While passing through a transition phase, I like to reflect on where I’ve been and set goals for where I’m going.

I never have randomly had one come out on my butt or anything like that. You have to show that the only reason your partner had sex with you was to transmit the virus. I find that I’m usually the one promoting the use of a condom, whereas some guys I have slept with seem to not understand its importance. He knew I’d never have sex unless I thought we were together, so he lied to me. How many outbreaks have you had since you got diagnosed ,? But STDs can cause particular problems for people living with HIV. Arghhh I wish there was a way around it!!!


The herpes virus can be spread not only through kissing, but also through sharing utensils and cups. He then did more research to learn about viral shedding and the different options for treatment. For cancers of the ovaries or colon, the space around the intestines may be filled with drugs in liquid form. In women, the damage caused by the STDs can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), chronic pelvic pain, infertility, and potentially fatal ectopic pregnancies (a pregnancy outside the uterus). Hepatitis C is a viral infection that was not isolated until the late 1980’s. Nothing could be further from the truth. Although there’s no clear-cut information on how long the virus can live, Dweck explains that it’s unlikely you would be at risk if you come into contact with something several weeks after someone with trichomoniasis touched it.

Even when a person doesn’t have visible sores, the only surefire way to protect against getting genital herpes is abstinence. To reduce these risks you can put a condom over the toy, making sure a new condom is used each time the toy is used by you or anyone else. It is usually recommended that you abstain from sex with her until all of her symptoms are gone. That’s the threshold at which they declared a person stopped being “undetectable.” Perhaps unnerving for anyone trying to keep their viral load down, that was the case for 16 percent of couples. Did you once have a bad experience or have there been consistently bad experiences that have caused you to write off sex as something other people enjoy but not you? Other people are exposed to their mother’s STDs during pregnancy or birth. My bf gave it to me and I had no idea until I went to doctor.

If you have genital herpes, you can pass it on when your partner performs oral sex on you, or if you have oral herpes, you can pass it on when you perform oral sex on your partner. It says a lot of him. You can pass genital herpes to someone else even when you have no symptoms. Do you have any questions or concerns about how herpes will affect your life, love relationships, future, etc? There are dating sites for people with herpes that can help you to meet potential partners with the same type of HSV as you. This is because, when you have an outbreak, you can discuss it with your partner instead of making excuses for why you can’t have sex. My doctor put me on suppressive therapy.

My question is: if we both already have herpes 1 & 2 can we a) re-infect each other or b) cause either of us to have more outbreaks? Because the symptoms of these are both in the vagina and vulva, it is often something else, usually a yeast infection or herpes. I also make sure that I share equally with the household chores and cleaning. So what you are saying is that because of one jackass, you are going to deprive yourself of the potential for possibly having a wonderful sexual partner? I enjoy giving oral sex and would like to know how I can do this with her. A partner who has genital herpes needs support and acceptance. Please be advised that no one here is a credited doctor and you should always consult a specialist about the topic.

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