Swinging is one of the most fun things you can do sexually with your partner. A whole new world awaits. For sex to be fun, we must educate ourselves on the health perils that we face. As such, most people will do anything they can to avoid getting it.
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This article is part of an ongoing series about STI's as they relate to swinging. Herpes is one of the most dreaded and misunderstood STI's. If you have multiple partners it is highly likely that you already have herpes or will contract herpes. It is important to be aware of the risks and the consequences of non-monogamy, but the effects of this virus really are minimal.
This means that HSV is active. When it is active the virus usually causes visible sore in the genital area. Then sore shed or cast off the viruses that can infect another individual. However, an individual can have an outbreak and not have any visible symptoms at all.