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Q: IF YOU HAVE PROTECTED SEX WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS HERPES?

how high of a risk is it to catch it, without them having an outbreak? even with oral sex...please help

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aldoushuxley, Community Member
2/23/10 4:04pm

you can get it using a condom.  i lost my virginity to my girlfriend a few months ago.  we only had sex a few times, she was asymptomatic, i used a condom and still got herpes and chlamydia.  anythings possible. read my sharepost for more info.

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Flowergirl, Community Member
2/22/10 9:07am

This disease is EXTREMELY - HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS PERIOD.  Please do not take any chances while you have an outbreak.  Your partner will get this if you do not use condoms and sometimes condoms are not safe because they come off.  Oral sex is not safe beacuse of the way our mouths are made.  Lets say your have a cavity, or you bit your lip, or just some kind of cut in your mouth, that is where this disease gets in and infects the other person.  Then that pretty girl or sexy man gets ugly blisters on their face.  This disease is horrible.  Best thing to do is seek advice from the STD clinics on how to handle your sex life. 

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By 4EVA 21, Community Member— Last Modified: 02/07/13, First Published: 02/21/10