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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: No way.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: I'm sorry you met this nuisance disease and hope that it can be controlled adequately.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you are exposed the herpes virus will find its' way to you, circumcised or not.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not do-it-yourself: I'm confused. Genital herpes lesions may flare anywhere, and are infectious when lesions present, so not a good time to risk spread by circumcision, b ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It could be: Burning, tingling, itchy - painful.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Docosanol is an antiviral medication used to treat cold sore infections caused by the herpes simplex virus. Docosanol shortens the healing time and th ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It's also used for shingles, oral herpes (cold sores), and herpes that occurs in other areas, such as the anus or skin.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No contra-indication but cannot be shared with another person.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well, Herpes : Simplex 1 could infect the genitals.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Bacitracin is an antibiotic effective against some bacteria. Herpes is a virus, and Bacitracin has no activity against it.
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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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly herpes: These symptoms are quite typical for newly acquired genital herpes; too severe for an outbreak of recurrent herpes. New herpes is especially likely if ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No we don't agree: Penile amputation would be mutilation or where part of glans penis or too much shaft skin is accidentally removed. Circumcision is unnecessary provid ... Read More
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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 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: If you have a yeast infection on your penis, it is conceivable that it could be given through oral sex, especially if the other person has some underl ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Not something good: Go see a doctor asap. This may well be an std and you should not only be diagnosed for this, but tested widely for others.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, due to a virus: The way to avoid genital herpes is to avoid the virus. On an individual basis, that means no sexual contact with "sores" or possible "sores". Extra sa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
Oral herpes can: Transfer. Be careful to avoid contact with all mucosal areas, eyes, cuts in skin, and private areas when lesions (vesicles/blisters) are present and e ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore: Canker sores are not caused by viruses so they are not transmitted by contact. But there are other kinds of sores that are viral and could be tran ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Virus: The virus is the same, so it could be spread to the genital area by touching the genital area with the virus.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Bacitracin is active against bacteria, herpes is a viral infection. There are other medications that help in controlling genital herpes.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Bacitracin is used to treat bacterial skin infections. Genital herpes is caused by the herpes virus, which is treated with antiviral medications.

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