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HSV2 and Oral Sex
An_254199 posted:

I have been living with Herpes 2 for about a year now and have been lucky enough to get a gril friend who is okay with it. Anyways, she was wondering if it was safe for her to have oral sex with me. I told her if we treated it like sex and used a condom then it is safer, but she wanted to know how safe it was to have oral without a condom. I actually wasn't sure, I assumed not really, but seeing as it is herpes 2 and therefore genital I'm not sure how dangerous it is. I tried doing some research but all I could find was stuff talking about how give blow jobs if you have herpes type 1 you can give the genitals herpes type 1. So anyways if you could give me some advice or better yet some links discussing this that would be great, thanks
abe648 responded:
HSV 2 doesnotlike the oral area but approx. 3% people will get HSV 2 orally. The good news is that if you get HSV 2 the first ob is like a first hsv 2 ob. Then some people never get another ob again and of those who do it is a lot like HsV 1 genitally where one gets one more ob in the first year and then on average approx. one ob every other year.

So it is up to her if she wants to take the risk. I would also recommend that you get Terri Warens book
" the good news about the bad news and it should have more about this topic to put your mind at ease. I can buy it from her web site which is in my signature line below.
Abe ...I am not a medical professional. Read the Herpes Handbook, Watch the Video and Terri Warren's book is availible umder the Heading Herpes at

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