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RockstarAlien

I'm bisexual, I have HSV 1 orally, caught it off my ex boyfriend and I don't wanna pass it to another gal as for the time being I am through with men.

What are your tips for dealing with it so I don't pass it on?

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djtaucher

Use dental dams when you give oral sex, if your female partner is okay with that. Abstain from oral sex while having an outbreak.

Honestly, I have HSV1 orally and i warn all my partners before i touch their genitals with my mouth. But since most people have HSV1 or the antibodies for HSV1/2, it doesn't concern them or me. I let them choose if they want to use a condom during oral sex.

Your female partner may already get cold sores. So this means you are highly highly highlllyyyy unlikely to spread it to her genitals.

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GntiNh

Your female partner may already get cold sores. So this means you are highly highly highlllyyyy unlikely to spread it to her genitals.

Having oral HSV 1 MAY protect you from getting genital HSV 1 - there is still a risk.

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djtaucher
Having oral HSV 1 MAY protect you from getting genital HSV 1 - there is still a risk.

I would doubt the risk is high. Having the antibodies for HSV1 will equip your body to destroy it, especially if you have had it for many years. If it is your first HSV1 outbreak, or you've never had an outbreak, then yes, there is still a risk.

Having HSV1 does give some protection against HSV2, though. Not guranteed. Not even 100% positive it will give protection to all people. But for some, it seems to be the case.

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GntiNh

I have seen too many people come here where that risk; however small; has become a reality even for those that have had many years.

Your body doesn't "destroy" the virus, it learns to suppress it.

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