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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Something happened?: Before i can answer this question, and I am happy to, i need to know what happened or what you are experiencing.
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Hopefully, in the absence of active lesions, the trasnmission risk is small but not zero
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
DETAILS!!!: Hsv1 or 2? Where? He may very well already have hsv 1 or 2 or both. Condom is not complete protection. MOST hsv is transmitted when there is no active ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
This is: the standard panel. Although nothing is truly 100% in this world, a negative panel like this is about as close to 100% as you are likely to get. Hope ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: The possibility of transmission is excellent. Not certain what you mean about the condom not protecting the skin? Even if you do not have active les ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not warts: Google "genital warts" and "fordyce spots" to see typical photos of both conditions. In general, FS are in much larger number and all skin bumps simil ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HSV 2: First if you do not know where you have this virus then the only option is to put you on a daily medication, valacyclovir, to suppress any viral shedd ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you and your partner are both positive, then there is no risk of transmission between the two of you. It would be an issue if one of you were posi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
You already have it: Both of you are already infected and exposure to more virus from the partner will not change the situation. Both of you need to get tested for other s ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Taking daily valacyclovir lowers the risk of transmission significantly. Perhaps not to zero, but then condoms aren't perfect either.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HSV: New Information: Yes. Viral shedding in herpes can be present without an outbreak. A condom will prevent transmission if the infection of herpes is in a spot covered ... Read More
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