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    I have HSV1 on my mouth... she has HSV1 on her genitals...
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    An_248904 posted:
    I started dating someone recently and when she told me she had HSV1 too I was relieved until she said it was on her genitals. Now I know that you cant get infected again once you already have it but...

    If we have unprotected sex am I going to start having outbreaks on my genitals? If we make out is she going to have outbreaks on her mouth?

    Thanks.
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    abe648 responded:
    The odds of you getting it genitally would be low because you already have HsV 1 orally. I guess it could happen but you already have the HsV 1 antibodies in your system from HsV 1 orally. Even if you did get it in yoiur genitals you can expect an intial ob and one more ob ine first year and then on average one more ob evvery other year. What both of you should do is get tested with an igg blood test for HSV 2 to see if ether of you have HSV 2. You can have HSV 2 and have no symptoms. Ask for a copy of your results and post them on here so we can help you figure out your status.
    Read more in the Herpes Handbook. Watch the Herpes Video and Terri Warren's book The Good News about the Bad News. All located under the heading Herpes at http://www.westoverheights.com/


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