If herpes surfaces the skin a burning, itching or tingling feeling could occur.Sex could be painful when the virus is active and put a partner at high risk to catch the virus.
A mucous membrane is an inside part of your body that is aligned with epithelial cells or tissue.
The herpes virus is small enough to enter thought mucous membranes.
In less common cases a person becomes infected with the virus by having oral sex.
If one partner has oral HSV-1 and the other partner doesn’t have genital herpes the partner receiving oral sex may catch the virus.
The virus could creep on the surface of the skin and cause outbreaks without warning.
The herpes simplex virus is often referred to as HSV. Both strains of herpes could spread orally and genitally.Negative herpes blood test results don’t mean a person is negative for the virus. The virus travels through the central nervous system.The virus could surface the skin even if there aren’t any known symptoms of the virus.If you come in direct contact with the herpes virus the chances are high that you will be a carrier for the virus for life.However, the human body usually weakens the herpes virus.The person receiving oral sex could come in direct genital contact with HSV-1, because the person performing oral sex has oral HSV-1.