So now I feel like an idiot. The effectiveness of suppression therapy to curtail or control asymptomatic shedding of HSV is currently under clinical investigation, but the results won't be known for some time. Another study of 50 people found that 90 percent of them had HSV-1 in their saliva at least once during a day period. My friend has been monogamous for 1 year - but has only recently 6 weeks begun performing oral sex on girlfriend. HSV-1 tends to be localized in the upper body, ie.
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Your mistake was failure to be more cautious about oral sex in the presence of the man's unidentified penile bump.
Both my wife and I have had genital herpes for the past 14 years. Any information provided would be greatly appreciated.
So, if you are infected with HSV-1 in your genital area after receiving oral sex, recurrences will be uncommon and your infection will be milder than if you were infected with HSV-2, which is a related virus that is more strongly associated with genital herpes. I had it in my eyes and sinuses, nose, you name it was there except never genital.
There are many examples of that out there today. Because HSV-1, the virus responsible for most oral herpes infections, can also cause genital herpes, many people wonder if someone with cold sores can transmit the virus to someone else by performing oral sex, resulting in a genital herpes infection.