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Hi I’m new to this website, it’s been a year since I found out I have  HSV 2. My question is, how likely can genital herpes be spread during sex if the condom tore the skin of the vagina area and it was bleeding a tiny bit? I was intimite with a man recently and we used a condom, it ended up pulling and tearing a small cut on my vagina, towards the end he took the condom off and I didn’t know until afterwards... I am on a suppressive treatment. I take Valtrex once a day but I forget to take it sometimes. what are the chances of him getting it?

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WilsoInAus

The chance of transmission comes for whether the virus is primed and ready and replicating and ultimately ‘blooming’ on the surface of your vagina. This process begins most likely some period of time before sex.

Hence I’m not sure whether a cut during sex changes the transmission chances compared to the cut not occurring.

His chances were therefore a average... about 1 in 2,500 to 5,000.

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