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Sarahbby28

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I know I've asked this before but I don't remember the answer so please help :)

About 4 years ago I both got oral and gential type 1 herpes at the same time since then I never have had another outbreak and been healthy. My questions are the following: 

 

how many days would I be shedding it roughly both genital and oral I assume genital is less I'd like a rough number?

Is gential hsv1 easily spread?

Is it essitial to disclose both as it is the same virus and oral type can pass to genitals through sexual contact ?

would I be very contagious after no outbreaks after 4 years? I read after one year shedding decreases

Is most asymptotic shedding associated with days before and after you get an outbreak ? 

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I do remember you. we were going around and around in circles about disclosing and transmission.

You will know that oral herpes has a higher risk then genital HSV 1.  If 80% of the population has oral herpes if you meet someone with oral herpes it would be very unlikely for you to give them genital herpes.

Yes you are correct in the first year you do said more however I have read of a situation of a man who had oral herpes for 40 years and since passed it on to his partner through oral sex.

If it comes down to it if you disclose to someone and they are ok with taking the risk then you do your best to protect them.

Some pple don't know when they are shedding and some do. Know your signs ie  tingles or itches or anything like that.  

 

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The tingling happens with me.....  Then I freak out and grab abreva.  But abreva doesnt help.  Last summer I used ACV and benadryl.  My OHSV1 ob was bad last summer due to sun, beer and watermelon all in one day.  Plus I was really tired.  The tingling didnt happen that time where I recalled.  Just itching on corner of mouth....

The ACV and benadryl cut it to 7-10 days.  Stung w ACV...  But helped.

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