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passing genital herpes through utensils

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Yes: Herpes simplex virus -2 can be spread through vaginal, anal ; oral sex.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
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Yes: Lesions on the vagina or penis can be transmitted. From vaginal to oral and from oral to vagina or penis.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Yes!: Yes, both type one and two. Both can be asymptomatic! you should be an anti-viral if sexually active and you knowingly have herpes!
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Dr. Bryan Downing
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Only if unprotected : This virus can pass very easyly . Even just touching the lesion.
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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
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Yes.: If you have vesicles on your breast. It's ok to breastfeed when they are gone.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
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Not: The herpes virus generally passes through contact from an infected lesion to broken skin or mucus membrane. You wouldn't want to expose the baby (or a ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
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Yes: yes it is possible. You can potentially shed the Herpes virus even when you do not have a visible sore and this shedding can transmit the infection.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kurss
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Yes : Valtrex (valacyclovir) has been shown to reduce, but not eliminate, the risk of transmission of genital herpes. Be aware that most transmissions occu ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
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Yes: Can transmit anywhere skin contact with infected skin. Remember up to 20% infected people are contagious without symptoms.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Genital herpes: Yes you child can get genital herpes, make sure you wash your hands with soap and water when handling him.

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