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Could he get oral HSV2?

I was diagnosed in July 2020 with hsv2. Only had one outbreak generally. My current partner doesn’t have it but we want to have Oral sex. Can I give him hsv2 orally if he give me Oral or if I kiss him after and then give him oral?
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Hsv2 oral is very rare. Unless you have an outbreak, oral sex should be fine.

If someone does get oral hsv2, it rarely recurs (meaning they wouldn't get any other outbreaks) and rarely sheds, so they wouldn't transmit it. I'm not at all suggesting that someone intentionally get it orally, just explaining what happens.

If he gives you oral, then you kiss him and then give him oral, there's way too much movement and exposure to air for that to transmit.

Since you're new to hsv2, you might want to read the Herpes Handbook. It's written by Terri Warren, who's one of the world's leading experts on herpes. It's free and you can read it from your computer or phone. https://westoverheights.com/herpes/the-updated-herpes-handbook/

If you are concerned about transmission, you might want to consider daily suppression, like Valtrex or acyclovir. You can read more about that in the handbook, and if you have any questions, let me know.

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