Herpes (both oral & genital) can be spread even when there are no symptoms or sores. Go to the hospital and ask to go get checked by a gynocoligist, it’s confidential. Herpes simplex: After clearing, herpes simplex sores can return. When the sores return, the outbreak tends to be milder than the first outbreak. A closely related herpes simplex virus, HSV-2, causes most cases of genital herpes. But either HSV-1 or HSV-2 can cause a herpes sore on the face or genitals. FIND A FREE SPOTme SKIN CANCER SCREENING. Herpes can be passed on even if a partner has no sores or other signs and symptoms of an outbreak.
Herpes is most easily spread when there are open sores, but it can also be spread before the blisters actually form or even from people with no symptoms. Women who get infected for the first time close to the time of delivery are particularly likely to pass the virus to their baby. Oral herpes is most often contracted through kissing someone with a cold sore. Herpes can be transmitted even with no symptoms present. Genital herpes makes a person more likely to contract HIV, if exposed. This is primarily due to the open sores and blisters HSV causes. I know that herpes can pass to others even there is no outbreak, but from my ex expeirence, his gf and him are good so far. If you have not been tested, you both could get tested, even without an outbreak, as the doctor can order simple serum antibody testing for both of you which will show if you and your husband have had HSV1 or/and HSV2.
You can get herpes only from skin-to-skin contact. You can get herpes even when there are no visible signs of herpes on the skin. It’s known as viral shedding.