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Has anyone here caught ghsv1 from genital to genital sex only!

NOT from receiving oral, solely from having GENITAL sex only with an infected partner...



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38 minutes ago, West end gal said:

Yes, I did..

Did you have oral cold sores before your genital infection? More specific were you negavtive for HSV1 orally before.

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No, I never had oral cold sores, and was never tested for HSV prior to my first OB. I don't believe I had it before that though, based on the symptoms of my initial OB (fever, fatigue, nerve pain, etc). I did not have oral sex with the person that I contracted it from, that's how I know it was transmitted genitally ...

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Yes, and the results were GHSV1....i had an igg test about 6 months later and that came back a 1.2, pretty low so I am pretty confident it was a recent infection...

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1 hour ago, West end gal said:

Yes, and the results were GHSV1....i had an igg test about 6 months later and that came back a 1.2, pretty low so I am pretty confident it was a recent infection...

Sorry to hear that, was this a one time thing or someone you'd had sex with many times before contracting? 

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On 21/03/2017 at 0:45 AM, West end gal said:

It was many times before contracting...he wasn't aware he had it ..

How long was you with this guy before contracting? 

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I am still not 100% sure how I got gHSV1. I never had oral cold sores. About a month or two before I got with my current boyfriend, I made a really dumb decision to have a one night stand with a guy I had known awhile, no protection. He had performed oral and we had sex. Fast forward to like 7 months later. I had been with my current boyfriend the entire time, no cheating or anything. We had had sex oral and vaginally during those months. But I didn't have my first OB until then when I was under a lot of stress and got a summer cold.

Most of the time they say you show symptoms within so many days of contracting the virus, but I don't remember my current boyfriend ever having oral OB's. And he has definitely never had genital OB's to this day. (But he must've had oral HSV first since he hasn't broken out genitally!) So I either got it from him and he unknowingly had oral HSV1 and gave it to me by happen chance one day, or my one night stand gave it to me somehow and it didn't pop up until 7 months later (more unlikely, but I have no idea!). I don't remember him having sores orally or genitally, but it could've been prodrome.

Not entirely an answer, I suppose, but thought it might give you some info on situations 

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