[Question #4228] Chances of HSV2 - Dr HHH

32 months ago

all,  wanted to get your thoughts.  Sunday night I had sex anal/vaginal with a girl and again on Sunday morning. Ever since I've experienced extreme regret and extreme anxiety for various reasons, which started mid day Sunday when I started feeling a feeling like I constantly have to pee/sensation at tip of my penis. Now today my anxiety is even worse because I asked her if she has been tested lately she said not in a few months but has only had sex with one person twice in that time. About a month ago and again last weekend.  But that person is my friend and I know as a fact he has HSV2.  So obviously now I'm freaking out and my testicles have started to have a burning sensation and I can'tconcentrate on anything else.  She says she has had no issues or symptoms of anything. 

Also it was a long sexual session, over an hour.  The next day i noticed what looked like dry red skin on my penis. It's been 4 days and it's still read but the skin looks like it's kind sorta healing.  So my questions are 

1. What are the odds of this transmission occurring?

2. If this irritation on my shaft isn't from the friction of sex, is there any chance it could be the herpes sores about to develop ? Could they show up that quickly?  Or did I just have a mild breakout?

3.  Do you think the feeling like I have to pee constantly is due to an STD? UTI? Anxiety?

Thanks in advance, this has really consumed my life the past few days and I would just go get a test but it hasn't been long enough to test for anything 
Terri Warren, RN, Nurse Practitioner
Terri Warren, RN, Nurse Practitioner
32 months ago
I answered this question on the westoverheights.com website and I answer the question about herpes here as well.
The odds transmission here are very low given only two contacts. You also have no idea if she became infected by your friend, correct? If an infected woman has sex 104 times a year with an uninfected male, only about four men will become infected during that time. You don't mention of the condom was used or not– Could you clarify please? Herpes lesions normally show up to 2 to 10 days after becoming infected. Also, herpes does not cousin increase in the frequency of urination for the desire to urinate more often. You ask if this could be due to  another sexually transmitted infections and I guess I would have to again and ask if the condom was used. The comment was not used come Then you should be tested for other sexually transmitted infections including gonorrhea and chlamydia. If the condom was used, and remained intact, these infections are not a risk. I know that you asked for dr. Hansfield to answer this question but I think he would completely agree with my response here