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I just tested positive for HSV-1 on my genitals. I hadn't been sexually active in 3 months and within a week I have a new partner and had a horrible outbreak.
If he had it already with his genitals, not cold sore...how would he pass it to me without an open sore?
If by chance I find out he does have HSV-1 in cold sore form and passed it to me through oral sex, could he get an out break on his genitals from me?
Also, if he used his saliva for lubrication, could I have contracted it that way or does his lips have to touch my vagina?
So basically HSV-1 on the genitals starts from saliva/oral contact from a carrier...so if he is the carrier, performs oral sex on me and within days I have an outbreak and we have sex on an outbreak, he could outbreak on his penis too?
Is it possible he wouldn't have an outbreak after having sex with me on an outbreak?
And I can't eliminate him as a possible carrier unless he tests negative for HSV-1?
And I won't know how long I've had it?
Same goes on his end, if he's positive he wouldn't know how long he's had it and there's a possibility his past partners wouldn't get it from him? It isn't 100% that ever partner you have can get infected by a carrier?