|Is this crazy? JB
Jan 8, 2001
Had unprotected vag sex from species of unknown status. As soon as finishes he says hey I got herpes but my meds keep me suppressed.
12 days later I get outbreak in my mouth -on the roof -about covered the top of my mouth the dermatologist said. Never got the other ones-genital.
what happened or just lucky coincidence???????????????
| Response from Dr. Bartlett
Well, I think you were lucky. Chronic suppression can help to decrease recurrences of herpes and viral shedding, but it does not eliminate all viral shedding. If you continue to have intercourse with this partner, I would suggest that he wear a condom and you wash with soap and water post-intercourse.
John A. Bartlett, M.D.
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