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Chance of cross infection(both partners have it)

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what is the chance of cross infection of hsv2 when both partners have it? we both have it and have only had one OB. today she has two bumps on her pelvis just above her vagina. i have no symptoms but i performed oral sex on her yesterday. so its been 24 hours. i havent had an OB since my first in march. the shitty thing is, she felt under the weather on thursday and i should of thought that she may get an OB. so anyone know the amount of risk i have of contracting HSV orally because i gave her oral sex before an OB? or do i not have a real risk because i already have it genitally?

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dnd3d
what is the chance of cross infection of hsv2 when both partners have it? we both have it and have only had one OB. today she has two bumps on her pelvis just above her vagina. i have no symptoms but i performed oral sex on her yesterday. so its been 24 hours. i havent had an OB since my first in march. the shitty thing is, she felt under the weather on thursday and i should of thought that she may get an OB. so anyone know the amount of risk i have of contracting HSV orally because i gave her oral sex before an OB? or do i not have a real risk because i already have it genitally?

I think the risks are the same orally and genitally. I don't know, I've had hsv1 genitally for two years now. I rarely get obs and I've been given lots of oral and neither of the two partners got oral herpes with out using condoms or taking valtrex. Generally I think that if you're not having obs, and you have a good immune system the chances are there but slim. I don't really think anyone really knows the actual percentage of this virus.

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regret

well from what i understand is that if you have type2 and she does also in the genital area, the chances of you getting it orally is possible but slim because type 2 lkes the genital area, i dont think its as easy to catch as if you had type 1 in the genital area cuz type 1 prefers the mouth area more so that type2 and if you take suppressive medications that helps but if she is shedding during that time or is having an ob, the risk is higher, but not as common

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