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I masturbated while I had two small blisters but there were not open and they did not itch or burn 

did I transfer hsv2 to my hands. I don't think I can wait to know if I got the virus by having sores in my hand :confounded:

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Gems
On 12/7/2018 at 11:55 PM, Number212 said:

I masturbated while I had two small blisters but there were not open and they did not itch or burn 

did I transfer hsv2 to my hands. I don't think I can wait to know if I got the virus by having sores in my hand :confounded:

Probably not...but it can happen. Wear gloves. I know it's extreme, but even for the small risk of spreading this shit it isn't worth it. 

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Number212

It's been a while now and the virus did not transfer to my hands,  thank god . I will not masturbate without gloves again .

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10 hours ago, Number212 said:

It's been a while now and the virus did not transfer to my hands,  thank god . I will not masturbate without gloves again .

it is a little extreme but honestly i wouldnt take the chance. herpes on your hands is a disaster.

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22 hours ago, Gems said:

it is a little extreme but honestly i wouldnt take the chance. herpes on your hands is a disaster.

Yeah .. your right , I don't know why I didn't check for blisters carefully . 

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8 minutes ago, Number212 said:

Yeah .. your right , I don't know why I didn't check for blisters carefully . 

its ok. im deeply traumatised by my own personal experience. dont mean to fear-monger but i dont know why this isnt communicated carefully and clearly and denied by some. :( this has deeply traumatised me. im looking for alt forums where its more active and more support. and it medically recognises me.

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Don't look for support and think if you don't find support you will be depressed . Stay strong and don't think about this virus . Think of the people who have worse cases like Hiv and cancer . You are more lucky than them and they wish to be in your position right now . 

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19 hours ago, Number212 said:

Don't look for support and think if you don't find support you will be depressed . Stay strong and don't think about this virus . Think of the people who have worse cases like Hiv and cancer . You are more lucky than them and they wish to be in your position right now . 

its true. thnx sweetie. i just worry about the worst case scenarios 4 other people ...althou they are rare...and im experiencing it...the rare event.

you know what your underlying health is/protocols you are using/meds you are taking...i still after what i have been thou would tell peeps gloves. i dont know the stats on this...y'know.

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