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This follows the question I just asked about having HSV2-G and my partner with HSV1-G. I'm female; he's male. If I performed oral sex on him would what's the likelihood of me getting HSV1-G orally?? And, vice versa, him getting HSV2-G orally? And could I get HSV1G genitally? Because I carry HSV2G, I doubt I would allow him to perform oral sex on me because I would not want him to get it orally. I'm aware he could get HSV2G if protected and/or unprotected depending on my circumstances?

  • asked by Anonymous in Herpes Mar 17, 2017


  • Posted on Mar 30, 2017


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  • Posted on Mar 29, 2017


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    There are no concrete numbers for this. The two viruses are distinct but related. Which means you can be infected by both in the same area or different areas. However, having one virus does bring a resistance to the other, thus making it more difficult to contract one virus if you already have the other. The likelihood of transmission increases with exposure.

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