Surprise, my partner gave me herpes! While it’s possible that your partner has the herpes virus, and that he may have avoided intimacy out of fear of infecting you, there could be many other reasons stress, fatigue, medications, medical conditions, lack of desire, depression, or just wanting to be affectionate in other ways that he may not have wanted to be intimate. It is also possible that the virus can be active and not cause any symptoms. If your boyfriend did indeed know that he had genital herpes, and didn’t warn you, that’s really messed up on his part. If you have cold sores, does that mean you have herpes? I was given this little gift by a man who as, of course, clean and had no idea he had it. I was given oral medications and creams along with instructions, and was told my name would be reported to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). She almost shouted when she told me that my boyfriend had most definitely cheated on me. I knew I would have to tell him before we were intimate; I needed to let him choose whether he wanted to risk getting infected.
Or that my partner has carried it for a long time and never had an outbreak, but passed it to me and after 3 years it finally shows up. Any information you can give me would be appreciated. You may have given it to him or he may have given it to you The important thing is you both get a Herpes Select Test, and if either of you are positive through the Herpes Select Test for either Type 1 or Type 2, and the test is specific for each type, that you take the appropriate steps to protect the other, if he is, in fact, not infected. They mean a lot to me and they’ve helped me feel a bit better. He’s agreed to talk with me over the phone some time today, though he says he can’t give me a more specific estimate of when. When I was 18 my boyfriend at the time gave me Herpes, when I had the nerve to confront him about it all I got was I didn’t tell you because I didn’t think you would have slept with me if you knew. Both me and my boyfriend have been faithful to eachother. 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. My husband has type1, and didnt realized he had given it to me.
I’m not sure if I got herpes from him as he has never had any symptoms. My boyfriend doesn’t think twice about me having herpes and still loves me for who I am, not what I have. My question is this, how likely is it that he could have given me herpes even without having any symptoms of it? He’s never been tested and I suppose it is possible that he has genital herpes and has never had major symptoms of it. Clearly if it’s herpes, it had to come from your boyfriend. I have never given herpes to anyone. If I am genitally symptom free but have a lesion on the back of my thigh, can my boyfriend get herpes orally from performing oral sex (obviously on my genitals not my thigh!) I asked my Dr. Sign me, Not as Confused!
For most people, the anxiety over not telling your partner you have herpes is worse than the telling itself. HSV can be passed on when one person has the herpes virus present on the skin and another person makes direct skin-to-skin contact with live herpes virus. Only instead of getting a cold sore on my mouth, I get one in my genital area. Or the herpes website www.herpes.org.nz, to verify the information you’ve given them. And false negatives on herpes blood and culture tests are very, very common. You could have gotten it from your first sexual partner when you were fifteen, and not have a breakout until you are 35. But before you freak out, I said as casually as I could, let me tell you about it. Do I really have to tell every single partner for the rest of my life? Miss Information: My boyfriend gave me herpes where do we go from here? He could have expressed his desire for a drier experience and offered up some solutions instead of limiting your sexual repertoire and throwing you into a box with unfuckable written on the side in Sharpie. In 7 years, ex-boyfriend cheated with four women and only now shows some remorse over hurting me. At some point, when I expressed being upset over the STD he gave me, all he said was that he could have given it to me at any point. If it’s herpes, my understanding is that there are great meds for this, and you can be asymptomatic for years, or work around an outbreak. Q. My boyfriend didn’t tell me he has an STDand I want him anyway? I agree that herpes does not have to be that big a deal, and steps can be taken to mitigate against spreading it.
Has your new partner just informed you that he or she has herpes? It’s possible that your partner was not given this same consideration by the person from whom he or she contracted herpes some people with genital herpes choose not to disclose their status, while most don’t even know they carry the virus in the first place. I am so terrified about telling him because he could shame me and possibly think that I had cheated on him, which I had not. My boyfriend gave me Genital Herpes, and I am sure of this because he is and has been my only sexual partner. If I contracted genital HSV1 from my partner who performed oral sex on me, does this mean that he can now contract genital herpes from me through intercourse? And is oral sex out 4 good?. Would you believe me if I said I’m sometimes happy I have an STI? Despite the fact that he had never gotten tested, he was sure that he had no STIs and, moreover, was convinced that I had given him not only herpes, but probably HIV, too. After going through the normal flip out and that my dating life would now consist of Ben and Jerry’s and DVD’s every Saturday night, I’m ready to get out there again. There are herpes sites but they kind of creep me out at this point. I’ve told every boyfriend and have given it to no one.
Very shortly thereafter, she had a herpes outbreak and has since suffered from repeated painful outbreaks. If you knew for sure that someone had given you genital herpes, would you sue them? I was diagnosed with genital herpes-1 about a month ago. I feel confident that my ex-boyfriend gave it to me. He said he didn’t have it, therefore could not have given it to me. He said he knew all about herpes.