Hello Terry, I have two questions. I have HSV 1 genitally and my ex is negative for all STDs...he gets tested every few months with his most recent negative HIV and HSV titers negative this past week. 1. Do you know of any point of care rapid swabs that can be performed at home to check for viral shedding? I am taking valtrex but he is still concerned about shedding. I know someone else asked about the daily swabbing to check for shedding but plan is to only do the swab if we plan to be intimate, and I am pretty sure he will purchase the swabs. 2. Is there an literature on the HSV negative person taking daily valtrex prophylactially against getting HSV?View Thread
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