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I couldn't sleep at all that night.
Q. What is Oral Herpes?
You seem quite concerned about getting HSV 1 but are you willing to use that as a significant measure of who you will be partnered with? I might be a terrible person but I can't think that I ever told anyone I had cold sores as a with oral to a sexual encounter; of course, you also can't exactly hide it when it's happening.
Whether your partner is male or female, cold sores can easily be transmitted during unprotected oral sex. Maybe a kiss is an acceptable risk.
If we all just told each other the truth, then maybe things could get back to normal, maybe we could start treating std's like dating hypochondriac treat every other sickness.
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September 17, at 8: Gupta R, Wald A. But by far one of the herpes frustrating things is hearing people who get cold sores get defensive about how they're better than those of us with "full-blown herpes.
Though the chance of spreading it is still significant even when there are no symptoms which is why so many people contract it. There are a lot of things that suck after learning you have herpes.
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Definitely tell them before there's any possibility of mouth-to-genital contact. It's not dating the risk of spreading cold sores during kissing. The situation was probably as scarring for you as it was for your ex, and I'm glad you're starting to get over it a little bit.
Yes, I like to overreact, but whatever.
I have, and have had for my girl life, HSV Do not share items with an infected person, especially when herpes lesions are active. That said, you absolutely must inform your partner before performing unprotected oral sex on them.
Yeah, I might hold back on the kissing a short while, while things were too early to tell, but if I liked the person enough I bet it would become something I'd be willing to negotiate. If your partner is infected with HSV 1, she an transmit the virus to you, either orally or genitally, without symptoms.