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Can i live normal life with asymptomatic herpes type 2 ?

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Dr. Khristine Tate
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Even if you are asymptomatic you could still be shedding virus so practicing safe sex is important.

In brief: Yes

Even if you are asymptomatic you could still be shedding virus so practicing safe sex is important.
Dr. Khristine Tate
Dr. Khristine Tate
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Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes, depends

If you have hsv2 you can live normal life, but you can still shed herpes virus to a partner even if you are not currently having an outbreak.
You should inform partners you have the virus. To help prevent asymptomatic shedding of the virus, consider seeing your doctor and taking an antiviral on a daily basis. Hsv2 infection does not decrease your normal life expectancy.

In brief: Yes, depends

If you have hsv2 you can live normal life, but you can still shed herpes virus to a partner even if you are not currently having an outbreak.
You should inform partners you have the virus. To help prevent asymptomatic shedding of the virus, consider seeing your doctor and taking an antiviral on a daily basis. Hsv2 infection does not decrease your normal life expectancy.
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
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