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I have HSV2 and have been dating someone without it. We haven't been sexual but have kissed a lot. Is there any risk in kissing, like if I shed the virus onto my hands or face or something?

  • Asked by Anonymous in Herpes Jan 24, 2017
  • Posted on Feb 23, 2017


    Genital herpes and oral herpes are two separate infections. HSV-2 is typically referred to as genital herpes. However, HSV-2 could also spread orally... For detail, click here

  • Posted on Feb 16, 2017


    Highly unlikely...I was in a relationship with someone for 6 months and he did not get hsv2. I am on the antivirus so not sure if this helped? Be honest with her and tell her. I am now in my second relationship with a guy who does not have it and after 3 weeks I told him. I worried that he may not accept it but surprisingly he says he can work with it. This does put us in an awkward position but sometimes love is worth it.

  • Posted on Jan 31, 2017

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    Highly unlikely. Especially the hand scenario. But I would still be cautious of it.

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