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Recently diagnosed. As much info as I have read and continue to try and find, my biggest lingering question right now on the brain is how transmissible is HSV-1 orally, if I have only had it in the genital area? Like, is shedding likely to happen orally if I have only had symptoms below the belt? There may not be a definitive answer to this question.
If a male and female couple both has herpes and has sex without condoms, is there any such thing as getting even more herpes? Pregnancy is not a worry, we've been 'fixed' we are in a monogamous relationship, just want to make sure we aren't putting each other at any more risk.