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I'm getting married and my Fiance is positive HSV-1

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Elly86

I've known my fiance for couple of years, and in our country, before we get married, it is compulsary for the couple to screen for HIV test. The test showed negative for both of us. Then we decided to take an STD test (without any symptoms) just to make sure and this test include Syphyllis, Chlamydia n both type of HSV. The results came with me having negative for all STDs and my fiance having all negative except for HSV-1 (igG blood test). 

I am under so much pressure right now to consider of calling off the wedding or continue with it. My concern is that how it going to affect my pregnancy and my life as a whole.

I love my fiance so much, I try to support him as much as I can. I just have certain worry about my future in terms of pregnancy and whether Im gonna contract HSV-1 oral or genital? Cause my fiance did not show any symptom either on his mounth or genital

Anyone can give me advice regarding this..Im so much appreciate it.

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WilsoInAus

I encourage you to forget about it. Your partner almost undoubtedly has an oral HSV-1 infection.

But so will more than half of men out there.

There is very unlikely to be any issues with pregnancy and HSV-1. As you’ll learn there are so many things in life that readily eclipse herpes as an issue.

If you love this man with all your heart, you marry him.

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Roja

The WHO estimates that about 80% of the population have HSV-1. So even if you leave your partner, it will be hard to find one without it, hehe :)

As Wilson said: If you love him, marry him. 

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Michgirl73

Definitely agree with other 2, your chances on meeting someone else with the same virus is very high. If he a good man and you love him then you shouldn’t let this break what u have. This virus sucks but a human being that is good to you and u love is priceless.

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