28 Aug 2012
You can occasionally shed and transmit the virus without any symptoms... so it is probably advisable to always use a condom - especially if you are not in a serious relationship and have multiple partners.
You should protect your partner by using a condom during an attack or abstain from sex from the beginning of the outbreak until after healing.
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