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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Genital herpes: Cloudy urine isn't usually a symptom of genital herpes. The urine could be cloudy for other reasons - hydration, bladder infection, foods and medicin ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Typically : Typically the first outbreak of herpes is the worst, and subsequent outbreaks are lesser intensity or painless shedding of virus. A person might, as ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
You don't know: First, this may have been the first sympomatic outbreak of a previously dormant infection. Second it is very difficult sometimes to pinpoint where th ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Usually: Usually 2 to 3 days.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience Dentistry
Historically ?: Are you meaning historically or yourself personally? Herpes simplex virus is related to the smallpox virus and has been around forever. Typically it ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes can get it: in the first encounter in unprotected sex , once get infected will never leave the body , see your doctor some drugs like famclovir may help you
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not at all : These are two different stds caused by two different virus. Genital warts is caused by hpv and leads to warts. Herpes is caused by hsv and leads to p ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: Yes. Absolutely. It is now known that 90% of people with herpes do not get outbreaks. It is also now known that one can shed the virus and be contagio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It may if there is an underlying predisposition such as stressful situation as fever.
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Having genital warts does not mean that one has HIV. Get tested for HIV to know.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: Herpes type two is most likely found between ones belly button and thigh. Yes, it is possible to become or have an infection inside of the vagina. 90 ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Latoya Stephens
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ulcerated lesion: Typically you will see multiple open lesion on the external genitals that may be weeping and eventually crust over. These lesions are typically painf ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Not necessarily. Sometimes people never have another outbreak after the first one, and sometimes it recurs frequently. You can limit this with valacyc ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Initial no 2nd, yes: Initial exposure with lesions will be evident within 2 weeks. Secondary recurrence can lay dormant for long periods of time before reemerging.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Very unlikely and for all intensive purposes it would be close to a first.
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A male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Unless she has the genital herpes on her lips, which is possible, then just kissing will not expose you to the genital herpes.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: New terms: Hi yes. The simple answer is yes. Doctors and others expert in the care of herpes are trying to de-stigmatize the term 'genital' herpes or even th ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hard to say: Asymptomatic persons can still shed virus (=potentially share it with you). Hsv2 can be transmitted by close skin contact as well. See: http://stdtes ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
No, but,: You can get hsv1 in the gential area from someone with hsv1 or hsv2 in the oral area from someone with hsv2. They are 2 distinct forms of herpes virus ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibke: You are likely to contract herpes only by having intimate contact with the site that is shedding virus. If kissing means oral sex, then yes you are a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Bohannan
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes and No: The virus that causes genital herpes (herpes simplex 2) is a different variant of the herpes virus that causes oral herpers (simplex 1). However, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
See doctor: There are no cures for these viral attacks but they can be controlled. There are medications to treat the lesions and pain. Some can be topical, lik ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes - HSV1 & HSV2: Yes - unfortunately there can be cross over between the 2 different types of herpes. These viruses are always adapting and looking for 'new opportunit ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes transmission: If one of you already has genital herpes and is shedding virus at the time of oral sex then it can be passed to the other person.

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