HSV1 can be genital, and HSV2 can be oral. So there's risk. And has she been tested for both types?
She has not been tested, but said she has had cold sores in the past, and had HPV at one time.
She should get IgG tests for Type 1 and Type 2
Modesta, why are you labeling her negative for HSV when she has HSV-1? She may have type 2 as well.
Lanell because everyone here knows that cold sores are HSV, I was trying to make it clear when I was speaking of the two.
OK, so she's not negative and may actually have both types. As many have said, best to have her get properly tested.
No one can quote you the chances, but it's less likely to get HSV-2 on one's mouth, even less if the person has antibodies to type 1 and/or 2.
Could yes. What are the chances tho?
Since she has type 1 orally from past cold sore history, type 1 likes to go downtown too, but if you have type 2,it offers some protection of you not cntracting her type. Since type 2 prefers the genital region, less of chance for her contracting oral, but yes there are risks to both of you. They both give the same looking outbreaks, so snce she already has dealt with cold sores before, she would not even know if it was type 2 cold sore or type 1 coldsore, it would have to be swabbed. So its all herpes, when you think about it. Some get humg up on the types.
They're assuming it's type 1 oral, but she hasn't been tested.
Randell yep, firstt thing that needs to be done is testing, then you know what you are dealing with!
With oral, the chances of her getting 2 orally are very low. It doesn’t like the mouth. It does happen, but it is rare. If you don’t have 1, you could get it genitally from her. But since you have 2 already, it helps somehow with immunity. The risks are very low for both, but it’s all possible.
If the guy giving oral has 1, but never had an actual outbreak, and the girl already has 1, then all good. No issues.
If the girl receiving oral from guy with HSV1 and girl doesn’t already have HSV1, then be very careful!
If both parties are aware of their bodies, staying healthy, and using daily anti viral suppression, most likely nothing.