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A couple of questions

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First excuse for misspelling, but English is not my native language.

Just got diagnosed with genital HSV-2, have tried to read up on it on the intranet. But everything basicaly seems like endless iterations of the same sad basic facts. But there is a few holes that I do not get, or where stuff is inconsistant.

At the same time it is very easy to transmit and it it is very hard to transmit.

It is stated that the virus is very vulnerable to soap. You can just wash your hands with soap, and you are totaly safe. So why can I not just take a shower and soap my self in before sex, to protect against asymtomatic shedding? Any reasearch on the effect of this basic precursion? Perhaps there are just limited effect because the virus do not become exposed before there are some friction or "rubbing"?

My first outbreak was thankfully very limited, and isolated to my foreskin. Is there any reasearch on the connection between outbreak area, and areas of asymtomtic shedding? If so I would guess that comdoms would be quite effective as a protection on me? More than what is generaly stated in this forum as an average?

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Hey Hepp, welcome try these two sites we recommend the. WWW.medhelp.org and this book WWW.westoverheights.com , these two sourses of information and our lovely herpes library , located to the right of the front forum page. Also one of our Acknowledged Members here : RealisticGal, she has great links to much correct informations, just private message her. I hope this helps. Once again, welcome. Truly, Ace :hithere:

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