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Welcome to the Herpes forum. This forum is for questions and support pertaining to herpes simplex virus infections (HSV-1 and 2) and herpes zoster (shingles) and the virus that causes it, varicella zoster virus. Questions about genital herpes are welcome both here and on the STD Forum.

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Hi Terri, Thank you so much for taking the time to answer this question. I would like an expert's opinion on the following potential risk of acquiring herpes. One week ago a completely nude stripper asked my to lie on the stag...
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Hello! I was recently tested for all STI's including HSV 2 at the beginning of April. I was going in for routine testing, not because I had any signs or symptoms of HSV or any STI for that matter. Over the past two years, I hav...
mannequinphobia | Last answer
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My husband is positive for hsv2 and negative for hsv1. I am negative for both hsv1 and hsv2. I am aware of the risks of transmission even when practicing safer sex. I recently became aware that if i were to develop hsv2 there is a cha...
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Thanks for the opportunity to ask this question. First I am very ashamed (which I'm sure you hear a lot) at what I did. Five days ago I was in Las Vegas for a bachelor party. I attended 1 strip club where the stripper got completely n...
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Over the last few years I have suffered from chronic epididymitis (after a vasectomy). My doctor moved me onto a specialist recently and prior to the appointment I got screened for Chlamydia, figuring that question might come up. I ord...
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Is the HSV-1 virus able to transmit infection through sharing food? For example, If one person who has a cold sore was eating a piece of strawberry pie and moved some of the strawberries with their fork to the side and then another perso...
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Hello, I’m a 22-year-old straight male w/ std paranoia. About 8 weeks ago I had protected sex w boxer briefs on. I have felt some tingling, and have had pain on one side of my scrotum the past 50 days. I have had some pain on the tip...
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I am concerned about the possibility of genital hsv1. I am a 34 year old female with 2 previous sexual partners. One is my husband of 8 years and the other is a one-time unprotected encounter with a friend in college. About 10 years ag...
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I got tested for stds after my boyfriend had a rash on his penis that ended up going away in 2 days after he switched soaps. It came back that I tested positive for hsv 2 with an igg of 1.49 and hsv 1 31.14 I'm aware of hsv 1 since I get...
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So I had protected sex and unprotected oral sex with a hsv infected male, I started freaking out when I saw red bumps on the mons pubis about 7 weeks after the possible exposure. It was a little itchy too. Additionally, my right groin ly...
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Hi and thank you for your time. Im a husband and father. I made the worst mistake of my life. This is once ever in over 12 years. Unprotected oral and vaginal with a stranger from bar. Here are my symptoms over the past 11 weeks starting...
Jeremywray | Last answer
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Hi, I was diagnosed with genital HSV1 in December 2008. I had a very mild first outbreak with about 3 sores on both sides of my vagina. This was accompanied with fairly intense lower back pain/tingling. I have not had a reoccurrence ...
cali1995 | Last answer
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Hi Terri, I am currently experiencing what I think is to be genital herpes type 2. I had unprotected sex about 3 years ago and around 3 weeks or so after exposure i had clear fluid blisters on the shaft of my penis. At that time I was a...
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Hi Doctor Warren, I was diagnosed with HSV-2 genitally in December 2012. I read a good portion of your book (thank you for writing it!) and was committed to not putting future partners at risk without them knowing it. This past weeken...
valtrexkilmer | Last answer
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Day 0.Had protected oral sex with SW. She did not have sores that I could see. She did apply the condom using her mouth.It was removed as she finished me with a lubed HJ.She did lick my scrotum several times while condom was on Day 2.St...
WorryWart_2 | Last answer
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I went to the doctor a few weeks ago because I was having some irritation after my period and I noticed a sore. I was worried because me and my boyfriend of a year and half got back together after being broke up for a few months. I was...
Jlr0520 | Last answer
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Hi about 3 years, I gave a girl oral but i was too drunk to have sex. We tried to have sex, I was too drunk, no penetration, but contact with my penis and her vagina. This was only a one time encounter. I later found out that she had her...
micky889 | Last answer
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At a routine exam I asked for STD testing, including HSV. I'm pretty low risk, I just think it's the responsible thing for a sexually active adult to do. The last time I had sex was almost exactly 2 months prior to taking the test. I...
CrazyMaking | Last answer
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Hello Recently I went to see a sex worker in a time of stress I felt like it may be relaxing. Boy was I wrong, I am now incredibly nervous about the possibility of having caught herpes. We did not have any sex, only oral sex with a con...
dalmation90 | Last answer
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Hi Doctor, My apologies for the long post, but I feel you need to get the whole story... I am a female who engaged in unprotected frottage in early February, with a male I know for a couple of years. He is known to be straight, and...
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