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What Are The Chances Of Giving My Partner Herpes

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herpes HSV-1 and oral sex

...eh?) could give genital herpes to a partner through oral sex. i guess my question is, what are the precautions i can take, or what are the chances of giving my partner herpes when i have no visible symptoms? i am sad at the prospect of not being...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...you would transmit herpes simplex virus (HSV) to your partner when you are not experiencing symptoms. Some sources have estimated that people with HSV can transmit, or "shed", virus without symptoms--sometimes referred to as asymptomatic... Read more »

Your room mate has herpes and uses your towell. What do you do?

What about a room mate with herpes who shares the bathroom and dishes? What conceivable risk could... Read more »

Herpes=increased HIV risk? Help!

Dear Doctor Robert,Can I start by saying thank you for the work you do and the thousands of people... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million aged 12 and older in the United States have... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...transmitted when infected fluid gets into someone's body. You can't spread HIV if there is no HIV infection . If you and your partners are not infected with HIV, there is no risk. An "undetectable viral load" (see Fact Sheet 125 ) does NOT ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area. HSV is a very common disease. Approximately 45 million people in the US have HSV infection -- about one in five people over the age of 12. The US Center... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...Americans with genital herpes infection in the U.S. has decreased. Genital HSV-2 infection is more common in women (approximately one out of four women) than in men (almost one out of eight). This may be due to male-to-female transmission... Read more »
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Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
...Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen Read more »

Strict Tops...Advice Needed!!

Posted by running4it, 3 Replies
...Currently in a relationship with a monogamous partner. He knows of my status and we have protected sex. We slipped up the other day. He was okay with the situation but I am a bit Read more »

Genital Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Any positive guys out there who have also dealt with genital herpes? I'm curious to know how you've handled the issue in dating and sexual situations. How do you tell someone you're HIV-positive Read more »

What are odds unprotected vaginal with herpies sor

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...What are odds of transmission being insertive partner doing unprotected vaginal sex with herpies sore if lady friend is poz? Thanks Read more »