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My partner tested positive for Herpes Simplex Virus 2. Is it possible he can have it and my test is negative?

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Good chance that you will test + down the road

In brief: Yes

Good chance that you will test + down the road
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Sure

If you have not acquired herpes from him yet then your test will be negative.
Use condoms to decrease the risk of transmission. He could consider Valtrex (valacyclovir) daily suppression therapy to decrease the risk even more.

In brief: Sure

If you have not acquired herpes from him yet then your test will be negative.
Use condoms to decrease the risk of transmission. He could consider Valtrex (valacyclovir) daily suppression therapy to decrease the risk even more.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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