You can get herpes by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the disease. Herpes symptoms can occur in both male and female genital areas that are covered by a latex condom. For example, people can get infected from a kiss from a relative or friend with oral herpes. Im only 19 as well & got told I have genital herpes too. Kissing can spread oral herpes to your partner but you can reduce your chances of doing that by taking a prescription antiviral, like Valtrex daily. Can a girl with only genital herpes pass on the disease by kissing me or giving me (a guy) a bj? You have most likely seen someone experiencing an oral herpes outbreak before. If a person is experiencing symptoms orally, we recommend abstaining from performing oral sex and kissing others directly on the mouth until signs have healed and the skin looks normal again. Much like genital herpes, however, symptoms of oral herpes can be very mild and go unnoticed. Get to know your sexual boundaries.
Discusses genital herpes and how to avoid it. That way, if you’ve got it, you can make the best of an unpleasant situation. And if you don’t have it, maybe you’ll never have to get it. However, both viruses may cause oral and genital infections with virtually identical symptoms. Science is still trying to determine how to know when an asymptomatic person is shedding virus. Can I transmit genital herpes to my children by kissing them?
It also means that you can give it to a negative partner either orally by kissing or genitally through oral sex. If you do get genital Herpes type 1, there is good news. Genital herpes can be spread through kissing, foreplay or non-penetrative sex. Kiss me baby, I’m cold sore free. If you suffer from cold sores this doesn’t mean you’ll get genital herpes. So if you’ve got a cold sore, and go down on someone or give them a blowjob this can give them genital herpes.