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Can genital herpes be spread using a hand on the penis
A 39-year-old female asked:
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Extremely unlikely: Hand-to-genital transmission of herpes is theoretically possible but very rare.
A 32-year-old female asked:
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No: Herpes spreads by skin-to-skin direct contact, ie, directly from the site of infection to the site of contact. Cloth, etc in-between interrupts it as ... Read More
39 years experience Urology
Unlikely: If your partner did not have active lesions at time of activity it's unlikely herpes can be spread
A 38-year-old member asked:
32 years experience Pediatrics
No way to guess, but: A normal handwashing 1 minute after touching a penis usually means no worries about infection. Of course, one cannot catch a disease from a penis unle ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: it's just not possible.
A 23-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Dermatology
Direct innoculation: The virus is only generally spread by direct skin contact , person to person.
A 25-year-old female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Here is ...: Your precaution is well taken and respected but excessive. Known to most if not all, we always coexist and live with all kinks of bugs - bacteria, vir ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No. Hand washing was imperative to avoiding any spread of the herpes lesions.
A 24-year-old male asked:
23 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Unfortunately, genital herpes is incurable. The virus lives in the nerve cells throughout the body. Any kind of physical trauma can cause the lesions ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pain: Herpetic lesions on penis can cause pain.
A 29-year-old member asked:
43 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes=Blisters: This is very simplistic ;but most often herpetic lesions look like small blisters.See a dr and know!
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