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I am bisexual and I have anal herpes (HSV-2), can I infect my current partner (female) through vaginal intercourse?


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Hi there! I was diagnosed with anal herpes about 4 weeks ago when the first outbreak appeared, It was really painful and annoying but I took Zovirex and now I am fine. The blisters appeared only on the anus and not on the penis or anywhere else as a result of having anal sex without condom many weeks ago. I am not currently taking any medications because I am relatively new to this and have not talked to my doctor about the possibility of taking medications on a daily basis. I currently have a female partner and I would like to know if the risk of infecting her through sex that involves my penis is lower since my herpes is only in my anus. Thanks in advance. 

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You  may hear or read that herpe blisters will pop up in the same area each time there's an outbreak.  However that's not exactly accurate. 

There's been a couple of posts  here from members who have HSV2 shared that blisters turn up in different areas in separate outbreaks.   That has happened to me.  I have Hsv2. 

  Blisters at first outbreak was in the perineum area below vagina area.   Another outbreak 2 years later was right on my Anus and it was a shock to me.   I hand wash regularly and very careful during an outbreak so I'm not sure if I was able to transmit from point A to point B via my hand.  And I have not had new partners or anal sex in many years.    But that's two separate areas that I  have had blisters outbreak.   

So I am no expert but from what I understand   Hsv2 anal herpes is still the HSV2 virus and so it is possible to get blisters pop up in different areas.   

 

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