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How To Tell Someone That You Have Herpes 1

Simply say you have genital herpes, and ask if he or she knows what that means. Before you tell, learn all you can about genital herpes so you can be prepared to answer any questions your partner may have. Now that you know you have genital herpes, you’re out of the dating game, right? It’s up to you to decide the right time to tell a date that you have genital herpes. It might be better to break the news about herpes to someone who has already grown attached to you. It’s much harder to tell someone if they just found out they’re infected with herpes. For most people, the anxiety over not telling your partner you have herpes is worse than the telling itself. Genital herpes can also be caused by HSV-1, the virus which usually causes cold sores on the lips and face, through oralgenital contact.

Telling someone that you have genital herpes may seem scary at first. But you don’t hear most people saying that they have herpes just because they carry the virus HSV-1 and occasionally get cold sores. If you tell someone you have oral herpes, they will probably not think it’s that big of a deal if there’s no cold sore present, and they may have no idea that they can contract a genital infection from it. Posted by schroedinger at 8: 47 PM on August 10, 2009 1 favorite. I’ve just met a really great guy but all I can think about is if i tell him too soon will he get the wrong impression or freak out? Or if I wait a while will this just be leading him on? I have no idea how to deal with this properly and i do just feel lost. If anyone could at least tell me how you have dealt with it or give me an idea on how to deal with it I would really appreciate it. I would tell them some facts about herpes: it is very common, they estimate up to 1 in 4 women have it, and about 1 in 5 men have it.

Telling Someone That You Have Herpes, The Herpes Talk

Well, it looks like you do have herpes, you poor thing. An ex of mine did have HSV 1, and he let me know about it early on. SO the point of all that is that it is very scary to tell someone but it feels good to a) be doing the right thing and b) finally have the truth out in the open. Because one second you’re saying No way to a guy with herpes, and the next, you’re praying that a guy doesn’t judge you for this one minor thing. Dental dams are generally prescribed to stop HSV-1 spread to genitals. I have finally met someone who I like & need to tell, but it is not easy. If they have been tested for STDs, they might not have been tested for herpes because tests for HSV-1 and HSV-2 are not included in standard STD tests!

You can’t give someone a virus they already have. It’s similar to chicken pox, which is also a herpesvirus; once you have gotten it, you’re not going to ever pick it up from someone again. Once someone has been infected with either HSV-1 or HSV-2, the virus remains in the body for life. Symptoms depend on the type of herpes virus you have and which part of the body it affects. However, a blood test cannot tell you what part of your body the virus will affect. It’s hard to tell a new sexual partner that you have been diagnosed with an STD. Cold sores are usually caused by HSV-1, a herpes virus that can also cause genital herpes. Although some people will be reluctant to engage in a sexual relationship with someone with oral or genital herpes, that reluctance is far from universal. When many people first tell someone they have genital herpes, they start by comparing the infection to oral herpes, or cold sores. People don’t understand that you can have type 1 genitally or orally, that the two types are essentially the same virus, ‘ says Marshall Clover, manager of the National Herpes Hotline.

Love In The Time Of Herpes: Type 1

What I am worried about is that let’s say I tell this person I have HSV-1 and what it is and then the person gets scared and goes to get tested and they test positive for HSV-1. It is estimated that 1 out of 6 people have genital herpes. You may also like: Now I’m talking to someone new and im terrified to tell him. When someone has active herpes sores that they can feel and see, it is called an outbreak. There is also a blood test that can tell you if you have HSV 1 or HSV 2 in your body. HSV-1 usually causes infections of the mouth such as cold sores or fever blisters on the lips. You can get herpes from someone who has sores on his or her lips, skin or genitals. But, most of the time, herpes is spread when someone does not have any signs or symptoms. You should tell your current and future partners that you have herpes. You can pass genital herpes to someone else even when you have no symptoms. About 1 in 4 women have HSV-2 infection compared to almost 1 in 8 men. Be sure to tell your sexual partners, so they can be tested. Can you have herpes but never even know it? About 60 percent of adults are infected with HSV-1, which is the type of herpes simplex responsible for more than 98 percent of cold sores, though it accounts for a growing number of genital infections as well. Telling a Partner You Have Herpes Q. How would you recommend telling someone? I acquired HSV 1 genitally through oral sex when I was younger. To make matters worse I’ve been seeing someone for some time now. It is caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). They most often appear within 1 to 3 weeks after you come into contact with the virus. The viruses are called herpes simplex type 1 and herpes simplex type 2. You can get herpes by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the disease. You need to tell your doctor if you have ever had symptoms of, been exposed to, or been diagnosed with genital herpes. They have taken a big risk to do the right thing by telling you about this, and they are probably very nervous right now that you might reject them because of it. If you test positive for HSV-1 or HSV-2, but it’s not the same type that your friend has genitally, then you stand a chance of catch their herpes, but at a somewhat reduced level of risk. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1, oral herpes) is the kind you want to have, if you’re forced to choose between the two; the symptoms are usually no worse than cold sores. Tell her there’s something she should know, and then be straightforward and casual, yet slightly apologeticas if announcing a last-minute business trip. I have been diagnosed with herpes simplex 2. I really don’t look forward to being alone, or sexless, for the rest of my life, but I am unwilling to convey the disease to someone that I care for enough to have sex with. Can you recommend reading material? There is really no way to tell when viral shedding is occurring. If you have oral-genital sex with someone who has a cold sore, this virus can give you genital herpes. I can’t tell anyone or they will not want to have anything to do with me.

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How To Tell Someone That You Have Herpes 1

Simply say you have genital herpes, and ask if he or she knows what that means. Before you tell, learn all you can about genital herpes so you can be prepared to answer any questions your partner may have. Now that you know you have genital herpes, you’re out of the dating game, right? It’s up to you to decide the right time to tell a date that you have genital herpes. It might be better to break the news about herpes to someone who has already grown attached to you. It’s much harder to tell someone if they just found out they’re infected with herpes. For most people, the anxiety over not telling your partner you have herpes is worse than the telling itself. Genital herpes can also be caused by HSV-1, the virus which usually causes cold sores on the lips and face, through oralgenital contact.

Telling someone that you have genital herpes may seem scary at first. But you don’t hear most people saying that they have herpes just because they carry the virus HSV-1 and occasionally get cold sores. If you tell someone you have oral herpes, they will probably not think it’s that big of a deal if there’s no cold sore present, and they may have no idea that they can contract a genital infection from it. Posted by schroedinger at 8: 47 PM on August 10, 2009 1 favorite. I’ve just met a really great guy but all I can think about is if i tell him too soon will he get the wrong impression or freak out? Or if I wait a while will this just be leading him on? I have no idea how to deal with this properly and i do just feel lost. If anyone could at least tell me how you have dealt with it or give me an idea on how to deal with it I would really appreciate it. I would tell them some facts about herpes: it is very common, they estimate up to 1 in 4 women have it, and about 1 in 5 men have it.

Telling Someone That You Have Herpes, The Herpes Talk

Well, it looks like you do have herpes, you poor thing. An ex of mine did have HSV 1, and he let me know about it early on. SO the point of all that is that it is very scary to tell someone but it feels good to a) be doing the right thing and b) finally have the truth out in the open. Because one second you’re saying No way to a guy with herpes, and the next, you’re praying that a guy doesn’t judge you for this one minor thing. Dental dams are generally prescribed to stop HSV-1 spread to genitals. I have finally met someone who I like & need to tell, but it is not easy. If they have been tested for STDs, they might not have been tested for herpes because tests for HSV-1 and HSV-2 are not included in standard STD tests!

You can’t give someone a virus they already have. It’s similar to chicken pox, which is also a herpesvirus; once you have gotten it, you’re not going to ever pick it up from someone again. Once someone has been infected with either HSV-1 or HSV-2, the virus remains in the body for life. Symptoms depend on the type of herpes virus you have and which part of the body it affects. However, a blood test cannot tell you what part of your body the virus will affect. It’s hard to tell a new sexual partner that you have been diagnosed with an STD. Cold sores are usually caused by HSV-1, a herpes virus that can also cause genital herpes. Although some people will be reluctant to engage in a sexual relationship with someone with oral or genital herpes, that reluctance is far from universal. When many people first tell someone they have genital herpes, they start by comparing the infection to oral herpes, or cold sores. People don’t understand that you can have type 1 genitally or orally, that the two types are essentially the same virus, ‘ says Marshall Clover, manager of the National Herpes Hotline.

Love In The Time Of Herpes: Type 1

What I am worried about is that let’s say I tell this person I have HSV-1 and what it is and then the person gets scared and goes to get tested and they test positive for HSV-1. It is estimated that 1 out of 6 people have genital herpes. You may also like: Now I’m talking to someone new and im terrified to tell him. When someone has active herpes sores that they can feel and see, it is called an outbreak. There is also a blood test that can tell you if you have HSV 1 or HSV 2 in your body. HSV-1 usually causes infections of the mouth such as cold sores or fever blisters on the lips. You can get herpes from someone who has sores on his or her lips, skin or genitals. But, most of the time, herpes is spread when someone does not have any signs or symptoms. You should tell your current and future partners that you have herpes. You can pass genital herpes to someone else even when you have no symptoms. About 1 in 4 women have HSV-2 infection compared to almost 1 in 8 men. Be sure to tell your sexual partners, so they can be tested. Can you have herpes but never even know it? About 60 percent of adults are infected with HSV-1, which is the type of herpes simplex responsible for more than 98 percent of cold sores, though it accounts for a growing number of genital infections as well. Telling a Partner You Have Herpes Q. How would you recommend telling someone? I acquired HSV 1 genitally through oral sex when I was younger. To make matters worse I’ve been seeing someone for some time now. It is caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). They most often appear within 1 to 3 weeks after you come into contact with the virus. The viruses are called herpes simplex type 1 and herpes simplex type 2. You can get herpes by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the disease. You need to tell your doctor if you have ever had symptoms of, been exposed to, or been diagnosed with genital herpes. They have taken a big risk to do the right thing by telling you about this, and they are probably very nervous right now that you might reject them because of it. If you test positive for HSV-1 or HSV-2, but it’s not the same type that your friend has genitally, then you stand a chance of catch their herpes, but at a somewhat reduced level of risk. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1, oral herpes) is the kind you want to have, if you’re forced to choose between the two; the symptoms are usually no worse than cold sores. Tell her there’s something she should know, and then be straightforward and casual, yet slightly apologeticas if announcing a last-minute business trip. I have been diagnosed with herpes simplex 2. I really don’t look forward to being alone, or sexless, for the rest of my life, but I am unwilling to convey the disease to someone that I care for enough to have sex with. Can you recommend reading material? There is really no way to tell when viral shedding is occurring. If you have oral-genital sex with someone who has a cold sore, this virus can give you genital herpes. I can’t tell anyone or they will not want to have anything to do with me.

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