Jump to content
  • Want to be a part of a supportive community? Join the H Opp community for free.

    Welcome to the Herpes Opportunity Support Forum! We are a supportive and positive group to help you discover and live your Opportunity. Together, we can shed the shame and embrace vulnerability and true connection. Because who you are is more important than what you have. Get your free e-book and handouts here: https://www.herpesopportunity.com/lp/ebook

  • lifestyle guides

% of potential transmission ?


Jemmlove

Recommended Posts

Hi everyone. 
I’ve had Hsv 2 since 2014, and have been with my husband since 2015 and he knows. I wasn’t officially diagnosed until 2019 with a blood test. My outbreaks are 1-2 yearly and we avoid sex and I take valyclovir when outbreak it present but I don’t take daily suppression and we have regular unprotected sex any other time. My hubby has never been tested but if he has caught it from me then he’s not symptomatic. Here’s my question. I normally can catch an outbreak coming, I get the normal feeling under the weather, tingling sensation just before the sores but I messed up, I haven’t had an outbreak in over a year and yesterday I started to feel a little under the weather but I’d just had my second covid vaccine and put it down to that, my husband and I had sex that evening and it was a little sore for me and afterward the tell tale tingling came and I know for fact I’ll prob get a sore in the next day or two. This is the first time I can 100% say I may have exposed him to the virus (at an outbreak) and can’t stop thinking about it, even though he doesn’t seem fussed! Does any one have statistic on what the transmission rate is for the first stage of an outbreak? There’s no sores. Thank you! 

Link to post

I think you should take the lead from your husband - he will have come to terms with the risk of getting it, and clearly isn't 'fussed' to use his words! There's a fair chance he's already got it from asymptomatic shedding, so you probably won't be able to pin it to this one event.

If he gets a test and is positive, would it really change anything?

  • Like 1
Link to post

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • HOW CAN "THE TALK" BE A DEEPLY CONNECTING EXPERIENCE?

    Using the lessons of this short e-book and two easy-reference handouts, you'll go into any disclosure conversation with confidence and optimism.

    Download free e-book + handouts

    ebook

  • COACHING: FROM SHAME TO RESILIENCY

    Get face-to-face virtual coaching from Adrial, the creator of H Opp.‍ Melt away your shame and burn it as rocket fuel for growth.

    Get 35% off a session (1st-time clients only) or Explore coaching

    ebook

×
×
  • Create New...