Herpes Community
Can you spread HSV-2 (genital) to the mouth through oral sex?
About This Community:

This forum is an un-mediated, patient-to-patient forum for questions and support regarding herpes issues such as: Herpes symptoms and treatments, causes, diagnosis, and herpes in men, tests, telling your spouse or partner.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Can you spread HSV-2 (genital) to the mouth through oral sex?

I just found out that I contracted HSV-2 from my boyfriend a couple days ago. We both got tested a few months back when we started dating and he was shocked to find out that he had it because he never had any symptoms. We didn't do enough research and thought that between him taking Valtrex everyday and us not having sex if he noticed an outbreak that I would be fine, obviously not the case. So now I'm scared to death to have any kind of sexual relations because I don't want it to get worse or spread to other parts of my body. I read a lot of information stating that you can spread HSV-1 to the genitals but not much information on if you can spread HSV-2 to the mouth and if so what is the likelihood? Also, can it be spread through sperm? If my boyfriend ejaculates on me can I risk catching herpes in other parts of my body besides just my mouth or genitals? Any information is helpful. I was stupid and didn't do enough research the first time around and I want to make sure I know everything I can now. I use to love sex and now I'm so afraid of it and I'm afraid it will ruin my relationship. Please help!
Related Discussions
101028_tn?1419606604
You both have hsv2 now. You don't have to worry about anything at all except for if it hurts, don't do it until the ob heals.  The only thing easier than you both having hsv2, is neither of you having it.

Oh and just use common sense - don't perform oral on active genital lesions.

grace
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Herpes Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top STDs Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Fleetwood20
3149845_tn?1435685023
Blank
Life360
fort lauderdale, FL
101028_tn?1419606604
Blank
gracefromHHP
PA
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
veryworried420
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Bigtimeworried55
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Rubyr3d93