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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience in Family Medicine
A virus: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease. It can occur when you have unprotected sex with a partner that has herpes and is actively shedding t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very common. : Millions of people have this but many ( often, men), don't know they have it.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
15 years experience in Infectious Disease
...: You can get genital herpes by having sex (oral, vaginal, anal) with someone who has herpes. The virus can be found in the sores, but there does not ne ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
From herpes virus: A person usually gets genital herpes from another person's fresh herpes sores. The other person may have sores on his or her genitals, lips, fingers, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Meds and time: Genital herpes can be quite painful. Topical or oral pain medication will help, and oral antiviral medication can speed recovery. Suppressive treatm ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Carter
38 years experience in Urology
Treatable, not cured: Genital herpes is caused by various strains of herpes virus which are sexually transmitted. Once in the skin, it cannot be cured, and tends to cause i ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Sx hsv 2: Symptoms could include dysuria, tingling and burning, with or without eruption of blisters, or painful ulcerations.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Herpes : Herpes is transmitted skin to skin from the site on your skin where you are infected.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex: 1 ; 2 can both be located either genitally or orally. However, one does not actually morph into the other.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: The page still shows this Q still unanswered although I did it. So, I repeated; HSV-1 genital herpes can cause itching, sore, and pain as that from HS ... Read More

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