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Having sex with your partner
Can you contract herpes if your partner is not having thank you a visual outbreak
Yes, you can still shed the virus when you have no lesions and are symptom-free. However, it is much less common to transmit the virus when one is free of an outbreak. Antiviral meds like Valtrex keep viral loads and transmission rates extremely low as well. The Centers for Disease Control has detailed and evidence-based information on this topic.
Posted on Jun 06, 2021
Yes, especially when the person does not know there STD status and is not taking medication. Its spread by skin to skin contact with an infected area, even there are no lesions visible.