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can you get the mirana with genital herpes

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Should not: You should not get the Mirena (levonorgestrel) if you are having active herpetic lesions. Once all the lesions are healed and you are assessed by your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Maslovaric
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible,but rare: Herpes is a very contageous virus, so it is possible to get via sharing razors. In general you should never share razors since you can get many differ ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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None, but...: Keep the affected area as clean & dry as possible with optional use of topical agents and judicious use of oral pain medication to ease the associ ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Try lidocaine gel: sold over the counter.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Absolutely not. I wish every question was as easy to answer.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Herpes virus has two types. Type i is usually associated with fever blisters & type ii is usually associated with genital lesions. However, either vir ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
50 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Herpes viruses are associated with mucous membranes. Usually hsv-1 is found in the oral cavity and hsv-2 is found in the genital area. But, crossover ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Pretty much: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease-so something sexual must be going on. These days, it's not like the 1950s, so sometimes HSV1 and HSV2 ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Genital herpes is predominantly spread by contact with parts that carry the virus (oral secretions, lips, penis etc). Without sexual foreplay and cont ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Infectious causes of cervicitis (infection or inflammation of the cervix, which is at the end of inside end of the vagina) are usually due to chlamydi ... Read More

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