Dating a partner with herpes


10-Dec-2017 20:36

Even though the HSV-2 is the more popular cause of genital herpes, the infection can be contacted in other ways outside of sex.HSV-1, which is responsible for cold sores, may also cause genital herpes if there are oral to genital contact.However, it is important to point out that your partner may not know he or she has herpes since symptoms of herpes may not show up on everyone.

For most individuals, the initial reaction to a positive herpes diagnosis can range from shock, anger, sadness, guilt, fear or embarrassment.You probably already know that the herpes simplex virus is sneaky, and is able to elude attack by hiding out in your spinal nerves, where it can't be detected or reached by anti-viral drugs.