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Can Genital Herpes Be Spread By Hands
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Very very unlikely. It is conceivable that if you take off underpants that are in contact with open herpetic lesions and that the sharer puts them on immediately that that might happen. But it could probably be a case report in a good journal. ...Read more
No.: Hiv is spread by infected cells from one person entering the body of a second person and requires sharing body fluids (such as blood / semen) in sexual relations or in sharing needles in IV drug use. Hiv is not transmitted by skin to skin contact such as with a touch or a hand shake. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
Yes: Asymptomatic viral shedding is the most common way to spread herpes. Taking medication can decrease the risk if your partner is infected. See this article i authored on the topic: http://www.Lasvegasdermatology.Com/in-the-media/its-not-a-cold-sore-its-herpes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO: Herpes is transmitted through a "skin to skin" contact, and thus if one has genital herpes, it can be transmitted sexually. Outbreaks with open sores certainly increases the risk of transmission greatly. Condom use can profoundly decrease the risk of transmission, but is not 100% effective. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Highly unlikely: Only a few studies have looked at how people get oral hpv, and some of these studies show conflicting results. More research is needed to understand how oral hpv is passed on, how it can be prevented, and who is most likely to develop health problems from an oral hpv infection. ...Read more
Yes,if open: lesions were present and you touched them and then yourself,,you could spread it ...Read more
Herpes Transmission: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) has two types: type i generally infects the mouth and produces "fever blisters". Type ii more commonly is genital. However, performing or receiving oral sex with someone infected with hsv i or ii can result in infection. There are blood tests that can quickly determine if you've been infected with either strain. Antivirals help to reduce shedding and infection. ...Read more
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
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