I got tested myself and tested negative..hence the horrible dilemma. Hence the horrible dilemma. Long story short, though we both want to, we’ve both learnt to live with the possibility that we might not get intimate and he might not even let me if I chose to. My bf told me he had herpes after 11/2 years of being friends. We have been dating off and on for a Year b/c I’m still ambivalent. Accepting the fact that you have herpes and are still the same person you were before will make it easier to have a fulfilling relationship. When I finally told my partner I had genital herpes, he was relieved, he thought it was something much worse. I really enjoy being with you, and I’m glad that we’re becoming more intimate. Some people react negatively no matter what you say or how you say it. I never got another outbreak, but at 22, I still entered the dating world feeling like damaged goods. Four years after being diagnosed, I was at the gyno for my annual pap smear when I decided to order the sex-haver’s special: tests for HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. Both of my blood tests for HSV-1 and HSV-2 were negative. I sent the ex-boyfriends I’m on good terms with excited Guess what!
Herpes (both oral & genital) can be spread even when there are no symptoms or sores. Tell your mom and family they will be supportive I am naturally anxious and depressed as well and honestly the worst thing is not knowing once you do there are ways to help yourself and the person you are intimate with. Hey did u get tested I’m going thru the same plz write back. My boyfriend of 1.5 years tested negative for HSV 1 or 2 blood. Our past very often effects our ability to be truly intimate with another and she may not have had partners as understanding as you are before. He doesn’t have sex when he is having an outbreak, but I still don’t always trust it. I’m afraid my current husband may disbelieve a little and I’m sad. I had sex with someone without telling them I have genital herpes. My partner had an affair and I’m worried that he or she caught genital herpes from that person. If the test results for either of you come back negative for either HSV type, get retested 3-4 months after your partner s initial onset of symptoms.
I’m newly diagnosed with genital Herpes and am still learning what I can and can’t do. And just an FYI – I’m not sure if I have HSV-1 or HSV-2; I was diagnosed after the doctor looked at my first outbreak and the blood test is still coming back negative. My serious boyfriend has just tested positive for HSV-1, while I have tested negative. I know that the virus is most contagious during outbreaks, but there’s still a risk from viral shedding in between them. She tests negative for genital herpes and positive for oral herpes. (Frankly, I’m happier already being infected with HSV-1, knowing I CAN’T get it on my genitals). If your partner gets an antibody test, and they are negative for HSV 2 and you are positive for HSV 2 on an IgG antibody test, then you didn’t get it from them.
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Basically, if you test positive for herpes type 1 and negative for 2 that does not mean you don’t have genital herpes. Before you decide to get a blood test for herpes, get informed. I feel really lost, I haven’t had any intimacy with anybody else than my bf since we start our relationship, and I don’t understand how could it be possible for me to be positive and him probably negative, please help. Dr. Jen, thank you for your article, unfortunately I’m still very confuse. But say you did get a herpes blood test (even though it’s not recommended many people seem to get it done) and it’s positive for something called IgM antibodies. I was so frustrated, and confronted my monogamous partner of three years over it. My girlfriend at the time both woke up with outbreaks, in complete shock after being intimate the night before. Everything else came back negative but I’m still concerned. I had lesions when I was evaluated, but my culture was negative. Can I be treated to prevent transmission to my partner? Can I get herpes sores on other parts of my body? Can I still get genital herpes? I’m thinking about becoming pregnant. Herpes simplex infections are characterized by three phases: an initial infection; latency, when the viral infection shows no symptoms; and recurrence. I have had HSV-2 since the age of 16 (I’m now in my late 30’s). Negative. It is never recommended to wear more than one condom at a time. Myth 5: I will be able to tell whether my partner has a STD. More and more, genital herpes is being caused by the virus that used to be most associated with oral herpes. 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. JD Yeah, that’s not correct:/ Even if on medication, and not during an outbreak, one could still be having viral shedding and pass it on. Someone could be in a relationship and get it.from their partner without knowing and then be in a new relationship and have the same thing happen.
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She paused and said, Yes, I’m HIV positive, with a nervous laugh. We’d been having sex and isn’t that something you tell someone? I am the negative female partner in my mixed status relationship. now bearing in mind she has never had an outbreak, and always tests with partners before intimacy, she was totally at a loss as to how this could happen. You are still contagious about 20 of the time without an outbreak. I know it is a shock to the system, my ex had herpes, but I found out too late and now also have it. Risk Using No Condom When One Partner Has Herpes But Not On An Outbreak. I’m writing to ask you a bit about my risks of HIV transmission, and to get some clarity about some of the stats out there. Increased risk of HIV transmission is more of a problem if the HIV-negative. However the effectiveness has not been shown to be 100, so we still advise caution. He was my third sexual partner, and my first sexual partner in about a year and a half. (At this point, I should note that I around the same time I was first intimate with this partner, I recently joined a new gym and enjoyed taking advantage of its steam room, shampoo and soap, and towel service. I wasn’t surprised that this had happened: I usually feel get sick after I am initially intimate with someone, and I knew that this partner had recently gotten over some form of the flu and a pharyngitis infection.
My girlfriend has told me (before we started having sex) that she has type 1 herpes but that it can’t be spread from kissing. You will have to live with herpes since there is no cure (yet). I get cold sores every now and then, but we always wait for them to pass before we become intimate again. I guess the question I’m trying to ask is is it possible for me not to have herpes 1? Hating Myself: Last year my spouse who I met in college and was my only sexual partner left me and our kids after going through a midlife crisis. On the eve my ex left me, it coincidentally fell on the night I was intimate with this man. I don’t know how I’m going to be able to deal with this. Any suggestions on how to deal with your life being permanently altered in a negative way without your consent..other than going to a therapist? I could use a pick me up. Other than going to a therapist? I could use a pick me up. Tested Negative but still Afraid. I’m 20 and have been with my partner for about two and a half years. We had no idea that they didn’t do standard tests for herpes. Today I’m answering a really tough one: What do you do if your husband has herpes (or another contractible STD)?. Can you give me some guidance to help them, specifically her there are so many facets from the original betrayal of not knowing in enough time to think clearly before the wedding, the actual breakouts being SO severe, they cover him from thighs to mid stomach including genitals, and the loss of physical intimacy is damaging her self esteem. What do we do when we want to get pregnant? If my husband’s herpes isn’t symptomatic and there are no outbreaks, is sex safe?. I’ve become very careful about it- we go through a lot of toothbrushes at my house, I bleach cups and silverware, wash pillowcases daily during an outbreak, and NO sharing of straws or cups or anything. I have had no discomfort since and no symptoms whatsoever of Herpes. Herpes or not, an open discussion with a new partner about previous sexual experiences and even getting tested together before becoming intimate makes sense. Even in the healing stage, when they are no longer contagious, don’t have sex, it’s not worth the risk. Wow so u had genital herpes an this man healed you from the herpes does it really work. I’m really scared my partner will get it too. Use a condom for everything, even oral. and do a visual survey before getting intimate. I have fallen in love with a man and not told him of my diagnosis. Anyway I really hope you tell your partner, bc even with valtex and a condom the risk is not eliminated, and he deserves the choice of whether that is the risk he wants to take. I’m a big believer if people having STD tests (including herpes) before they have sex. I got genital herpes because my partner thought that cold sores didn’t count. A guy I was dating at the time went down on me, as you do, with no disclosure of previous cold sores he’d had. Unfortunately, we don’t know why some people get symptoms and some people don’t. Maybe I’m bitter because I still feel scared and vulnerable when I have to disclose to a new partner my herpes, while people who get cold sores don’t.