Herpes Community
Kissing Mouth Herpes and Unprotected Sex No Symptoms
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

Kissing Mouth Herpes and Unprotected Sex No Symptoms

Hello,

I recently had unprotected sex and kissing with a woman that has herpes on her mouth only. She has no symptoms and assured me that I was not going to contract anything. My question: Is there a chance that I will contact herpes on my mouth or on genitals because I was making out with her and had unprotected sex. I very worried.

Thanks!
Avatar_f_tn
When you say "unprotected sex" do you mean vaginal only? If so, you are not at risk at all for genital herpes. If she gave you unprotected oral sex, then there is a very small chance you could contract genital herpes from her oral infection -- but chances of this from a one time encounter are not large enough that you should worry about it, unless you are symptomatic.

I'm assuming that she occasionally has oral cold sores, which are likely HSV-1. There is a chance that you could contract oral HSV-1 from such an encounter, but you really shouldn't worry about it. More than half of the population has HSV-1, so chances are you have kissed someone in the past who also had it, whether they were aware of it or not.
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
worryman297
Italy
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
veryworried420
101028_tn?1419606604
Blank
gracefromHHP
PA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Bigtimeworried55
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Fleetwood20
3149845_tn?1415046551
Blank
Life360
fort lauderdale, FL