Jump to content
World's Largest Herpes Support Group
Sign in to follow this  
mehjustmeh

in a relationship and want unprotected sex

Recommended Posts

mehjustmeh

Hey all,

Im in a relationship with a woman who is hsv2+. She hasnt had an outbreak or have shown symptoms in 12 years. We are sexual, using condoms. We're thinking of having unprotected sex. I have a few questions for some of the more knowledgeable posters.

First let me state I know the hsv2 can be transmitted at anytime. That being said:

Does the fact she hasnt had an outbreak in 12 years make the risk any lower for transmitting, then someone who has a yearly outbreak?

I read somewhere the percentages of contracting during a non-outbreak time, would somebody be kind enough to refresh my memory. Also how much is that risk decreased with medication alone (no condoms)?

Thanks in advance.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SkiMan
Put the broad on valtrex and it should help out the viral sheddin

Broad?

Haha. Nice. Welcome to 2008.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gotitsowhat

Your decision....

The risk is lower when the person with herpes (AKA, "the broad") is not having an outbreak. But it's not non-existent. The risk is lower with condoms. But it's not non-existent. If the lady has herpes, there will always be some risk.

So it's up to you to decide how much of a risk you want to take. You have already been taking some risk, however small. Do you want to up the chances? Even by a little? Herpes is not that serious and the chance you would be taking is small. But on the other hand, herpes is not fun and there is a social stigma connected with it.

So it's basically your decision. You can check the stats, but basically, it will be your call.

Sorry I couldn't really help much here but thought I would post anyway hoping it might clarify things a bit or at least let you know that we empathize with the difficulties of such a decision.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
chooseyourbattles

I think the risk is a hell of a lot less if she hasn't had an outbreak in 12 years.

Condoms don't stop herpes, anyway. They didn't help me.

She could go on suppressives.

Honestly, whether you catch her herpes is contingent upon you as much as her. Some people's immune systems protect them from it. And some people stop shedding, after a while.

I wouldn't worry too much about it. But that voice in your head, the one that says "herpes, herpes" every so often during sex, will be the deciding factor.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • The Hive is Thriving!

    • Total Topics
      69,347
    • Total Posts
      466,693
  • Posts

    • Toro
      I have the same symptoms as well and the only thing that worked out is Amenalief.I am taking 1 pill a day.
    • cowpoke02
      it happens ..  talking about few guys so i guessed ..  only take sone mess up or lie ..  experiment continues . i was doing great .  went backwards .. not eating is my friend ..  i get some supplies back and i will see if they working better than thing i was taking them with ...  order nuns hemp oil and products . they make best  out of california .   joint pain stuff and edible oil .  might work really well . experiment time ..  smoke real pot as well .  always hope // i know at worse i make my own oil dose up at night ..  eat clean .. i looking at it as a war and battle .. i was just healthy for while ..  so all gotta do is eat dried apricots or hemp oils ... or switch on off best products so body dint get used to it or damage from one thing to long ..  take care ..   you work in law offices ?  i could use a hand typing up simple retard few sentences  . make every thing short ..  i could pay back extra if i win ...     yes sex is reckless . i didn't a lot but made bad choices .. its reckless since it is your life . bible no joke . world history of truths of man . problem is figure it out after ya screwed . lol.  strict cause when you comet to play or entertain idea specially others they usual;ly using you or trickery bad things .  all good.  it's a war and i just enough and have few tricks all ready . get stocked up on the remedies so don't run out . lol.  live where have pot be god sent . 
    • cowpoke02
      that is a real pain and pelvic problem made worse by stress that changes chemicals in body /  then it inflames nerves ..   i got scar tissue to prove it ..   lol..  get some pot to get rid of it .   try  three sistersor sisters hemp oil .  helps aches pains through the skin in  joints  so goo chance go through help the H plus ingest it  and smoke it .  made by 2 nuns in  califorina .. best hemp product and more expensive ..  ordering today for shipment ..  life a bitch . had it in control again something went wrong . ra out of one thing i was taking . might f been working better than seeds alone .  we keep experimenting . lol.  
    • MikeHerp
      It's not clear.  The experiments in which they inactivated 2-4% latent HSV in mice, was definitely in living mice. The research paper is very clear about that.  It appears that in May 2018, they also reported nearly 20-30% inactivation of latent HSV in living mice. It's not clear what the 90% is referring to, whether in living mice or some artificial latency model using mice sells in vitro.  I really hope that it was in living mice.  That would make sense, since the earlier experiments were in living mice.  But in any case, as you mentioned, this research is progressing very well. Let's continue to try to raise money for it.  
    • blurneworder
      Did anything cause the tears or would you just getting tears out of nowhere?
×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.