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Had primary oral and genital outbreak in 2012 so 9 years ago never had another outbreak of either.

1. How much would I be shredding either one ? Aware they shred differently.

2. Transmission rates ? and would it be ok to have unprotected sex no outbreak ?

3. How many people in Australia have oral herpes under 30 I’m 26 and person I’m dating is 26.
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You might want to refresh yourself with your previous thread.  https://www.medhelp.org/posts/Herpes/Ghsv1-/show/3057221#post_14488905
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I found this to answer your incidence question -

http://conditions.health.qld.gov.au/HealthCondition/condition/14/188/62/Genital-Herpes

"In Australia it is estimated that three-quarters of Australian adults are infected with HSV1, and one in ten adults with HSV2. Women are more likely to be infected with HSV2 than men."

Even if your partner doesn't have hsv1, the chances of you transmitting from your genitals are as close to zero as it gets.

You never did say why you thought you got this orally as well as genitally, but if you are concerned about transmitting it, talk to your partner. Ask if they've ever had a cold sore. Remember that an STD conversation is still needed - there are other things that you need to know if your partner has. Talking about hsv1 can be part of that talk.
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Thanks I’ve read that shredding is lower now with ghsv1 and I believe I have oral herpes and I had ginavitis just before my genital outbreak which my ex had pre sure that’s how it transmitted.
Yes, I explained the shedding to you in your first post that GuitarRox linked to you above.

It's hard to say if you have it orally or not. Gingivitis probably doesn't play a big role - it's transmitted by direct skin to skin contact (in this case - your lips touched his), so if your ex had it orally, and kissed you and gave you oral during the same encounter, chances are decent that you got it in both locations.

It doesn't matter much in the end - you can tell your new partner there is a chance, and go from there. If they already have hsv1, it doesn't matter the location. You both have it, and you're good to go.

If they don't have it, you might transmit it if you give them oral sex. We don't have transmission stats on that, unfortunately.
Oh ok I believe him having ginvitas was an primary outbreak cause i got the same
Thing not long after then I got ghsv1 not far after
There is something called herpetic gingivostomatitis, which is inflammation of the gums and lips, with really painful ulcers that are caused by hsv1. This is different than gingivitis. Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums, usually caused by plaque build up. It can also be caused by a bacterial infection.

These have pics so you can see the difference -

Herpetic Gingivostomatitis  - https://www.cda-adc.ca/jcda/vol-68/issue-4/247.pdf

Gingivitis - https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/241721

You may never know, unfortunately, unless you get an oral outbreak.
I have inflamed gums but never inflamed lips I went to the dentist and she didn’t say herpes I just assumed it was
Yeah, we'll never know, either. It could have been just as easily as not. Some doctors don't like to say herpes because it upsets their patients (don't get me started on how awful that is) or it may not be herpes. I wish I had better answers for you. :(
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