I have just been diagnosed with genital herpes and I have so many questions that I really hope can be answered. I had an outbreak 3 days after sex with my boyfriend. He has not experienced any outbreaks before ? Is it possible he gave it to me? We've been dating for three months. Is it only contagious when an outbreak occurs? Is it possible I contracted it from someone else 3 months earlier and just has an outbreak now? We continued to have unprotected sex when my outbreak was clearing up because I pro ally thought it was a hemorrhoid, how come he hasn't has any outbreaks? Are men and women different? Sorry for all the silly questions but his physical results aren't back yet and I just want to know if its him that most likely have it to me. Should we still continue to have unprotected sex? Oral sex?View Thread
No I do get my yearly physical so judging by your response herpes is not only contagious during an outbreak and I guess I could have contracted it within the last year and not even have known. It's just weird that the ob happened 3 days after sex.. Although we did have sex before that and nothin has happened. Anyway.. My results came back from my pap that it may be genital herpes but it wasn't 100 percent so they took a blood test to check for hsv 1 or 2 I guess. My boyfriend made the choice to continue sleeping with me but is going to get a physical. Is it true that the first outbreak is the worst? I have done alot of research and am going to inquire about medication because I never want an outbreak again or as frequent as possible and when I received this news I was very upset but I am learning how to deal with it. I am still wanting for the results from my doctor though. Thank you for taking the time to reply.View Thread
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