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question about when is it safe?

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HSVinme

Hi, i was recently diagnosed with gental herpes type 1 and just finished a one week treatment with valtrex, and it appears to have cleared up the blister that i had, i was just wondering when it would be safer to have sex, with a condom offcourse, or when it is less likely to be contagious? We are still waiting my husbands blood test results for HSV, thanks for any help;)

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helied2me

I know it doesn't provide much of a window for having sex but it is best to wait a week after the outbreak clears up but hopefully your OB's will be few and far between and you'll have more opportunity for sex.

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VVK

If your husband is HSV1 positive, you won't have to worry much about it. Also, genital HSV1 (is this what you have?) usually doesn't recur very much.

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