Herpes is a. Viral infection, so if you are absolutely sure that neither partner has it, no. But you need to have blood tests to make sure that you or your partner never had infection, even if there are no open lesions now.
Is sex and oral sex and anal sex the only was to pass on genital herpes? Can it be passed by clothes toilets ect?
Genital herpes. Hsv-2 (genital herpes) is most often passed by vaginal sex and anal sex. But just as hsv-1 (oral herpes) can infect the genitals and cause genital herpes, hsv-2 can pass from one person's genitals to another person's mouth (oral sex), resulting in oral herpes. Hsv-2 cannot survive long on a non-living surface, so there is no real risk of getting it from a toilet seat or hot tub, etc. Read more...