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I was raped and found out later that I have herpes. Can I have sex with my boyfriend without infecting him and are there limits to what we can do sexually? Is there some kind of vaccine he can get so that he doesn’t contract this virus?
After performing oral sex on my girlfriend, I break out with cold sores around my mouth. Am I at risk for herpes?
I got herpes 20 years ago, and I’ve been married twice without passing it on. But now I learned that herpes can be contagious even without an outbreak. I haven’t had an outbreak for about two years. Is it possible for me to infect a sexual partner even if I don’t show any symptoms?
I’m close to having sex with my new boyfriend…but I want to make sure I’m informed. So, how do you get genital herpes? Do condoms help?
I’m just a little confused about STDs...how can I catch herpes?