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By being with someone with the same STD, ( herpes) does that increase the spread of the virus to each other?

  • Asked by Anonymous in Herpes Apr 24, 2019
  • Posted on Apr 28, 2019

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    If you and a partner both have the same strain of herpes the virus won’t spread. However, sometimes friction from sex contributes to genital herpes ou... For detail, click here

  • Posted on Apr 27, 2019


    Not likely is the short answer. If you have the same type, then you're not going to get it "more." Actually, constant exposure to each other's asymptomatic shedding will cause you to build a healthy store of antibodies and help you to keep the virus dormant. Avoid direct contact when symptomatic and quickly start an antiviral to force the virus into latency. Taking an antihistamine like Zyrtec daily can reduce or completely inhibit skin symptoms during an active outbreak.

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