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Transmission of Herpes simplex virus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my partner has hsv1, i dont know oral or genital
Doctor :   ok
User :   i tested neg
User :   what are my risks, and how do i avoid contracting anything
Doctor :   HSV 1 is oral usually ..
User :   im a guy, she is a girl
Doctor :   HSV 2 genital
User :   well i read hsv1 oral can transmit to hsv1 genital
User :   during oral sex
User :   its not going to be a long term relationship, is it best to end it immediately before anything occurs
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it can happen , but chances are much lesser than HSV 2 spread
User :   so how can i avoid getting anything
User :   or should i end the relationship immediately
Doctor :   avoid contact
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok, thank you
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