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safe sex with a partner with shingles

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Safe from what?: If not married, there's no way to have sex and be safe from morality police. At ages 19 and 20, a couple might be safe from their parents (if not livi ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HPV is Everywhere: Nope. That is not the message you should take home. You should one, get the full gardisil vaccine series. So should all of the potential partners you ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Everyone should: Your risk is low but since you've asked, why not get tested at your next routine office visit if your health plan covers it?
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not until both are treated and cured. Otherwise you will constantly be spreading the infection back and forth with potential serious consequences.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Barrier protection: The safest way would be with barrier protection, such as condoms.
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
No safety: When having unprotected sex, there is no "safe waiting period" between partners. Whenever you have unprotected sex, you are exposed to every person yo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Condom use: Condoms are very good protection against HIV. You increase your risk of HIV with every partner as you are risking exposure to all the infections to w ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know how long: Your menstrual cycle is. However, if you had sexual intercourse the day your period was anticipated - that episode of sex should not have prevented it ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Condoms: Hsv is spread from one person to another by touching or intimate contact. Oral sex can also allow the virus to spread. You are most contagious when yo ... Read More
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