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I’ve seen a lot saying transmission risk is very low, but i’d like to know personal experiences.

people with ghsv1, have you ever transmitted it? how many partners have you had and for how long? do you take antivirals/wear condoms?

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AnonF

Hi, I posted this same question recently. I have never transmitted it. I have had it just over a yr now. I do not use antivirals. I have had quite a few partners, including some unprotected sex. I use condoms like 90% of the time. The guys I have had unprotected sex with I disclosed to and we had a broader discussion about sti risks in general. When seeking a casual sex partner, I try to select a man that is from a place with a high hsv1 seropositive rate.  I have found scientific data online listing hsv seropositive rates by country. I live in a large city with people from all over the world 

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AnonF
5 hours ago, Mrspinkk said:

I have ghsv1 and I'm curious about this :(

Go to Wikipedia and look up “epidemiology of herpes simplex” for a longer list of hsv seropositive rates around the world. Here’s a link to a smaller, but interesting study 

https://sti.bmj.com/content/79/4/286

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