It is a very common disease, but this girl is also a virgin, and I feel like, she won't want to take the risk when she also has her whole life ahead of her. Well, I suppose it's either 100% or 0%, depending on if you caught it. If he has no outbreaks should he take valtrex or any other antiviral medication to reduce risk of transmission. The fact that she told me very early in our romantic relationship is indicative of her tremendous qualities. I get overly protective of the young girls on this site and when they read a story of someone feeling the way you do, my fear is it further drives home to the they are not worthy; hence my coning on very direct and sharp. Sometimes the question is esoteric, about whether or not he truly knew this woman in the first place.
Taking antiviral drugs regularly not only reduces active outbreaks; according to a document on that website, these drugs reduce asymptomatic viral shedding by 90%. She experienced a wide range of emotions and even managed to project some of them in my direction. We have to remember diseases are world wide and before our time therefore we should keep the conversation going. You and your gf can't make educated decisions about what precautions to take until you know who has what. I wish we could change that—remove the angst, remove the stigma. The visceral horror people have about leprosy, which is also sort of a skin condition. Limit the number of partners you have sex with.
The reason is because the infection affects the skin surrounding the genital area particularly in women and thus is still exposed with condom use. Dawson, Well written think these and I applaud you for tackling this head on. He had a few questions the first time. I am willing to take the risk of infection. JillGat, please pardon me if I'm reading into something here, but do you have a particular agenda you'd like to disclose? I'm sharing because you did, and I want you to know I appreciate your struggle. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. However, given the statistics that I was able to find, it seems that over the course of a year, with frequent enough contact, statistically speaking I am quite likely to become infected.
Also on the oral front, it sounds like that should be pretty safe both ways, yes? Feel stupid but have learnt my lesson. But mostly they looked at me, and thought about the fun, challenging conversations we had, and remembered how gorgeous my thick hair is. A slight itching or sensitive spot with no visible lesions. You might have it and not know like a million other people in this world. My thought was wait a few weeks after abstaining from sex, the whole windows period thing. Go together to talk to a counselor who is informed on this issue.
Thought a cat fight might break out. She got it from kissing family members at a Christmas party. Her first husband was w her for 7yrs and never got it. Hi Sean I hear where you are at — you are right, many girls that age just want to jump into bed within a week. Couples deal successfully with herpes all the time. If we are, do I risk infection before that commitment is made? Just gotta say fuck it and move on then! But people have the right to be silly. The first thing to do is to eat an appropriate diet.
Just say this same message, using whatever different words, but repeating the same message. But, as I said earlier, this virus has co-existed with the human race almost since the beginning of time. It can feel like such a barrier! Sometimes we feel the need to take risks and if you think that she is worth it then maybe you will take that risk. Sounds like you made up your mind already, not sure what anyone can say to convince you. Also, that female to male contraction is also very low. I shouldn't have taken it out on you, so I do feel really bad.
Perhaps I'm getting ahead of myself, just based on odds I feel pretty good that I won't have it--but then again I've already hit the lottery backwards a couple of times with health so you never know! There continues to be a stigma in the society that prohibits them from a person having an sexually transmitted disease. I have rare neurological condition for which there is no treatment. Yes, I know I can still get it the very first time, but that's not and never has been the point. Was there a tingle, an itch, a crawly sensation, back ache, etc? So part of that is certainly on me. You'll notice if you search this site, men don't really post here and if they do, they don't use descriptions such as: This is the worst pain of my life, like the women do. Watch: 7 Condom Myths Debunked For Your Protection. I have herpes have had it since I was 17 I didn't as for it my ex-boyfriend gave it to me.
But anyway, the risk of transmission can be hugely reduced, if the right precautions are taken. Not having sex when she has an outbreak decreases the risk of transmission. Why on Earth would I knowingly choose to put myself in danger like that? Ever logged on to look for love? I care a lot for her, but I'm also realistic. I could easily say shame on you--shame on you for being so harsh and judgemental on someone who is just genuninely seeking help. And yeah, asking you in particular about it is callous and insensitive. Reading up on the experiences of the already afflicted will help you decide what it means to you.
The World in 2 Minutes: I was just down with a severe case of mono for the whole of February I understand how Marc and other guys feel after being cheated by their Indonesian gfs. I aplogize for my grammar my hands are still shaking from all of this. Thanks for sharing your story and inspiring me to do the same. My head was spinning when I first told to say the least. If you care about your partner and want to have an intimate relationship with them, herpes does not have to stand in the way. Yeah, you can read that again.