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Catfish

Jiu jitsu and herpes (mat herpes)

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Catfish

Hi, I've been really wanting to compete in jiu jitsu. (This is wrestling with submission holds for anyone who doesn't know) I haven't taken the classes yet because I don't want to catch hs1 or as it is called in the sport "mat herpes" I have read that it never leaves your system and can potentially scar your corneas. I want to compete in this so bad but feel very reluctant to risk transmission. In the sport they wear a long sleeve shirt, shorts, and that's it. Legs, feet, head, neck, and hands are exposed and there is a ton of sweat. I'm am ecspecially concerned about the fact that you can have it and not know it. What if I catch it, don't know it and give it to my girlfiend? I am very concerned about catching this but I cannot stress enough how much I want to do this. Any help from anyone knowledgeable of the matter would be appreciated. Thanks

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