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Hi Terry. Thanks for your responses. I am still nervous about female to female transmission, but I do feel a little better.
I am curious to know about sex toys and strap ons in terms of transmission if the person with HSV2 is the receiver.
Also, is it better to take 1000mg of the valacyclovir or is the 500 mg just as effective in terms of passing the virus?
Does having gone through menopause change any stats whatsoever? I would assume not, but one never knows…also would dry skin both inside and outside the vagina due to menopause cause any kind of a threat in terms of shedding or does one just shed when they shed? I don’t particularly feel I have an issue but I am curious in case. Is there a particular lubricant that is best for those of us with HSV2, water based? Coconut oil? I have heard coconut oil is helpful.
Any need to worry about lying naked and touching one another’s boxer short area? (spooning for example)?
You have given me great info, but I am very interested in learning as much as possible to protect my partner to the best of my ability…