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Just thought I'd add some information and share personal experience in response to your post. Let my preface by saying that I am not a doctor or in the medical profession. However, I have a similar experience and may be able to add some insight.

First, let me say that the fact that this girl was upfront with you regarding her condition says a lot. Believe me, not having symptoms for that long might encourage some people, wrongly, to not disclose any information. In return, I think the best thing to do is to be honest with her about your concerns. If you're not, and you do decide to become intimate, resentment on your part because of these concerns will become noticeable and cause her more guilt about her condition, something she doesn't need to feel after being so honest with you.

Second, as far as the risk is concerned, you should take some comfort in knowing that she has not had symptoms for such a long period of time. It means that she is less likely to spread the virus through viral shedding - which does occur through skin to skin contact - than someone who has regular symptoms or outbreaks. In addition, wearing a condom lowers the risk even further. As for the daily medication which does continue to lower the risk of spreading, I've been told by my doctor that the combination of three things; showing no symptoms, wearing a condom, and taking the daily medication reduces the risk to an extremely minimal chance that she is capable of spreading it and can be compared to the risk that a woman would have of getting pregnant while taking daily birth control.

To add some personal experience, I was diagnosed with hsv-2 about a year and a half ago. Similarly, I have shown no symptoms and have been taking the daily Valtrex ever since my diagnosis. I have been in a relationship since the time of my diagnoses, and have been sexually active. My boyfriend, like you, does not have the virus even after a year of being intimate, often times without a condom. Again, I am not a doctor or in the medical profession, but I hope that this information helps in your decision making process. Again, it's completely up to you and you should not feel bad about your decisions either way. As long as you are honest. :)
Just thought I'd add some information and share personal experience in response to your post. Let my preface by saying that I am not a doctor or in the medical profession. However, I have a similar experience and may be able to add some insight.

First, let me say that the fact that this girl was upfront with you regarding her condition says a lot. Believe me, not having symptoms for that long might encourage some people, wrongly, to not disclose any information. In return, I think the best thing to do is to be honest with her about your concerns. If you're not, and you do decide to become intimate, resentment on your part because of these concerns will become noticeable and cause her more guilt about her condition, something she doesn't need to feel after being so honest with you.

Second, as far as the risk is concerned, you should take some comfort in knowing that she has not had symptoms for such a long period of time. It means that she is less likely to spread the virus through viral shedding - which does occur through skin to skin contact - than someone who has regular symptoms or outbreaks. In addition, wearing a condom lowers the risk even further. As for the daily medication which does continue to lower the risk of spreading, I've been told by my doctor that the combination of three things; showing no symptoms, wearing a condom, and taking the daily medication reduces the risk to an extremely minimal chance that she is capable of spreading it and can be compared to the risk that a woman would have of getting pregnant while taking daily birth control.

To add some personal experience, I was diagnosed with hsv-2 about a year and a half ago. Similarly, I have shown no symptoms and have been taking the daily Valtrex ever since my diagnosis. I have been in a relationship since the time of my diagnoses, and have been sexually active. My boyfriend, like you, does not have the virus even after a year of being intimate, often times without a condom. Again, I am not a doctor or in the medical profession, but I hope that this information helps in your decision making process. Again, it's completely up to you and you should not feel bad about your decisions either way. As long as you are honest. :)





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