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... With herpes being SO common....if he were to leave you over this, he would be highly likely to just meet someone else in the same situation. Worse... ... (6 replies)
... You sound like my bf a little but at least your reaching out. I do understand where your coming from about contracting something but you have a 1 in 4 chance of the next person you meet potentially having herpes and she may not even let you know. ... (6 replies)
... This is from herpes handbook on transmission rate:Note based on having sex twice a week for a year - Male to female where male has herpes and female does not - 8% with no outbreak and no condom - 4% with no outbreak and condom - 2% with no outbreak, condom and male is taking suppressive medication. This are in general transmission rates. Each person handles the virus... (1 replies)

... undefined I hope this is where I start typing my response. This is my first time actually replying on the board. Well, this news you just gave me makes me SO HAPPY! (BTW, I need to start taking Valtrex.) Anyway, My partner knows about it and as far as I know, he has not got it yet. After coming across this message board yesterday, I have been thinking about asking him... (11 replies)
... about the transmission of genital herpes from an infected partner to an uninfected partner. ... (11 replies)
Genital herpes
May 28, 2009
... not oral.. I am not sure a study has been done for transmission rates on that but like Coping had mentioned the risk of transmission is always there. ... (2 replies)
... When you had gotten tested did you specifically ask for a herpes test? ... (33 replies)
Just diagnosed
Dec 15, 2004
... tell your partner that you can't have intercourse or oral sex as frequently. This is because the disease is active during an outbreak, and you have the highest rate of transmission at this time. ... (9 replies)
... is more easily torn than penis skin, therefore providing more opportunity for us to become infected. Seems to me I read that in an article somewhere too. ... (9 replies)
... Hi :) HSV 1 is less aggressive so to speak out of the 2 and the transmission and shedding is less then that of HSV2. I am not saying there is no risk there is always a risk just that is it lower with HSV1. The risk for the transmission of HSV2 genitally from male to female is 8-10% a year based on 2 times a week I forgot to clarify that. The virus surely does not... (4 replies)
... female rate is much higher than that per year and you are probably just thinking about HSV2 transmission. Just keep in mind that there is a real risk of contracting it. ... (4 replies)
For JenPen
Oct 9, 2003
... Hi JenPen...I had a few questions for you. I know that you were on suppressive therapy and recently stopped. I also recall your huband is not infected. ... (0 replies)
... chance of you not contracting the virus even if you do use protection you are still at risk. ... (3 replies)
Not Sure
Jun 26, 2003
... since he's had it for so long. Seems ironic but true and I'll tell you why. ... (9 replies)
... A urine test will not test you for herpes..neither will just asking the doctor to give you STD tests since its not part of the routine STD panel you normally have to ask to be tested for herpes. ... (4 replies)
No outbreaks
Jul 25, 2009
... I am not sure if its common but consider yourself lucky as do I .. I was OB free for almost 9 yrs before I had gotten another one. ... (2 replies)
... It's really common after you've first been diagnosed with herpes to suddenly wonder if every twitch, itch and twinge is a herpes outbreak. ... (7 replies)
... No problem, If he uses both then the risk of transmission would be 2-3% a year not a time...which means a 97-98% chance of not getting it:);) Also if you 2 weren't using condoms, the risk without the condom and just using valtrex then its a 4-5% chance of getting it, which would still be lower then what you were at before you found out which was 8-10%. :) Male... (33 replies)
Can you have BOTH?
Jul 27, 2007
... Well... To try to answer your question, yes, you can get genital herpes from someone with oral via oral sex. The virus is passed through physical contact. ... (2 replies)
... It concerns me more that your fiance would have such little respect for your fears and concerns. Instead of making you feel guilty, he should be supportive and go with you so that now you can both be tested. That is called love. ... (8 replies)

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