People with genital warts dating
Recently, I started talking online with a new guy who made me feel all of the tingles and energy that signal the beginning of an exciting new relationship.I wasn’t prepared when he suddenly dropped a bomb on me: He had genital herpes.
If you can asymptomatically shed the virus from any point of your body and it can infect any point of another person’s body, isn’t any type or location of herpes just…herpes?While generally not dangerous, it is a nuisance and can be emotionally traumatic, as there is no cure.The number of HSV-1 genital herpes infections is rising. Look Herpes simplex viruses include two distinct but closely related viruses, namely, HSV-1 and HSV-2. Roughly speaking, HSV-2 causes 90% and HSV-1 causes 10% of all genital herpes.A week went by, and we continued to abstain from sex, although we were seeing each other almost daily at this point. I already knew I had HSV I — typically expressed orally as cold sores on the mouth — but my partner wasn't sure if he had HSV I or HSV II.As a woman with a deep-seated fear of HIV and plenty of education on the subject, I realized that I hadn’t spent much time studying the ramifications of the herpes simplex virus (HSV). A common misconception is that HSV I is exclusive to the mouth and HSV II is exclusive to the genitals.