I recently found out that my roommate had sex 2 or 3 times with his girlfriend in my bed and did not wash the linens afterward. I know for a fact that his girlfriend has hsv-2 genital. Likely the same days my own girlfriend and I had sex in my same bed. Were we at kind of risk for HSV-2 since they had intercourse in the same sheets we did and within the same time period?
No, I don't believe you are any kind of risk. The virus will die very quickly when off the human body. The virus needs to live at body temperature and sheets don't provide that. Also, if there were secretions on your bed, they are more likely, in any volume, to be semen, not vaginal secretions. Hopefully a condom was used. So in summary, this has a fairly high yuck factor but not a risk.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.