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Can Genital Herpes Be Spread Using A Hand On The Penis
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
Had sexual activity via hand and penis of partner who gets genital herpes. Then changed baby's nappy forgetting to wash hands. Will my baby catch it?
No: Herpes spreads by skin-to-skin direct contact, ie, directly from the site of infection to the site of contact. Cloth, etc in-between interrupts it as does air/time. Stil, hand-washing after sex is a good idea as is pre/post baby diaper contact but don't obsess on it. Why unprotected sex? Are you trying to conceive again — so soon? Are you trying to get an STD? Protection is important. Take care! ...Read more
If I washed my hands after using the restroom and then immediately changed my baby's diaper, is it possible to spread my genital herpes to my baby?
I used the restroom and then accidentally touched my mouth before washing my hands. What are the chances I spread my genital herpes to my mouth?
Here is ...: Your precaution is well taken and respected but excessive. Known to most if not all, we always coexist and live with all kinks of bugs — bacteria, virus, parasites, etc. here and there; but these living agents will not cause diseases to us as long as our natural barriers such as skin & mucosa are not broken usually by self-infliction or accidents, & if we has sufficient defense from healthy life. ...Read more
Are there other ways to spread genital herpes besides oral sex and genital contact? (e.I. Your hands, sharing towels/wash cloths, soap bars, etc.)
If I touch a genital herpes sore in the shower, wash my hands in the shower, then touch my face with wet hands can I spread the herpes to my face?
Is it possible that a couple tiny red dots (not blisters) on underside of penis that only lasted 3 days were recurrent genital herpes?
Probably not: Almost certainly this isn't herpes, which doesn't cause "red dots" that don't become blisters or open sore. And no herpes outbreak can heal entirely in only 3 days; 7-10 days is the minimum. If you have been diagnosed with genital herpes, follow your doctor's advoce about management. If worried about herpes but not diagnosed, the "red dots" don't suggest you have it. ...Read more
I have a red bump on the shaft of my penis and its hard, not painful unless pinched and I managed to remove some puss. Is this genital herpes?
Maybe: See your doctor and get a correct diagnosis. You may need treatment and if it is a std you will need to alert your partner. ...Read more
Does genital herpes always appears on anus and penis? I used to have a rash itcy and whitecolor, doctors says I was fubgalinfection, it goes away,
Usually yes: But they are more likely to be painful than itchy. The location also depends on the type of sexual practice. Follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more
Unknown: This requires a look-a "bump" to you may be a vesicle, papule, cyst, or a multitude of other things to us. Please see a dr for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
See doctor: And have the spots checked.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I get genital herpes from a guy who fingered me. He touched his penis then fingered me, but didn't have an outbreak.
Doubtful: Usually spread through intercourse and sexual secretions inside of you. Not a bad idea to use condoms. ...Read more
5 days ago I engaged in mutual masturbation with a female with genital herpes. Now there's a slightly swollen discoloration on my penis. Did I catch it?
Maybe: Only time or a blood test will tell for sure. If you did, there is good treatment, so don't despair. ...Read more
Need doctor help! Is male genital herpes only on the penis itself or can it be located in the pubic area as well?
Have genital herpes. No visible outbreak at time of sex & used a condom but base of penis was partly exposed. What are the chances of HIV?
I have a small bump its smooth under the head of my penis could this be genital herpes and I did get a cold I don't know if it was the flu help!
Asked and Answered: If you are truly positive your HIV doctor has already tested you for everything. I do not understand what psychological benefit you are getting out of repeatedly asking us the same questions here on health tap. Having watched you do this month in and month out makes me wonder about your emotional stability. I would advise you sign off of health tap and go see a real physician. It is pastime. ...Read more
Nope: Herpes doesn't behave this way at all. Also, herpes lesions never remain unchanged for days at a time. They get inflamed, maximally in 2-3 days, then heal, always gone within 2 weeks. Herpes often recurs, but never more often than once a month, and between outbreaks there is nothing visible and no pain, discomfort, or anything else. Whatever you have, it isn't herpes. ...Read more
Can I get oral herpes from my bf if he has genital herpes on the tip of his penis around the edge of the tip?
Could I have gotten genital herpes from my boyfriend after he smoothed down his penis then out the condom on? I'm very worried
How can I tell if I have genital herpes? I am kind of worried.... I have some small little bumps that I noticed on my (penis) shaft. Sorry to be grap
If your genitals burns and you have small pimples around your penis, does it automatically mean that you have genital herpes or something different?
If you gave genital herpes on penis, and receive oral sex will that person contract herpes? If so how long will it take to show up
Likely your partner : Will contract oral herpes whether there are active lesions. Symptoms may appear within 7-10 days from time of exposure. http://www.herpes.com/hsv1-2.html http://www.Ehow. Com/about_5102051_herpes-simplex. Html#page=6. ...Read more
Chances a painless recurring spot on penis is genital herpes? Every 5-7 weeks a single spot shows in exact same place then goes away. Unknown status
Not real likely: A painless spot is more likely to be syphillis actually and since we don't see Chancre's much anymore they are commonly missed. ...Read more
While in Germany I went to a Urologist who diagnosed me with genital herpes on the penis glands (Head). I was prescribed Aciclovir cream which I read shouldn't be used on glands? Is this true? As I am not seeing any improvement either.
Oral Acyclovir !:
Genital HSV 2 infection is best treated with oral Acyclovir 400 mg every 4 hours five times daily for 10 days to decrease viral shedding time and if treated within 48 hours of symptoms can sometimes abort the infection.
Oral Acyclovir is best used for HSV 1 mild lip infections, Oral is better for treatment of both HSV 1 and HSV 2 (Oral and Genital) ...Read more
I have raw sores on the neck of my penis. When I have sex with my wife it hurts. I have been tested for genital herpes with a result of negative. It's like being rubbed raw. I am 58yo and my urine flow is not like it used to be. I dribble, getting some ur
Sometime a yeast infection can affect a man's penis. If it is present it can cause raw denuded area of pain, irritation, and often times itching. You can try an over the counter cream like Clotrimazole twice a day for a few weeks. If this does not work ask your doctor for a dditional work up or referral to a urologist, especially since it sounds like you have some prostate issues as well.
All the best. ...Read more
2 days ago i recieved oral sex some reason I fear genital herpes testicle area itch not penis could it be in my mind?can symptoms occur this early?
Will genital herpes cause buttock ache/ back of leg ache even though rash is elsewhere? I.e penis
Probably not, but...: This depends on the nature and timing of the pain. If the buttock/leg discomfort is only during a genital herpes outbreak, or starts 1-2 days before, and if it clears up in another 1-2 days, they may be linked. However, herpes doesn't cause chronic or persistent, ongoing, deeper back, buttock or leg pain, that doesn't accompany outbreaks. In that case, it's an entirely separate problem. ...Read more
Red spots on head/glans of penis and 2 on shaft. Noticed 1 week ago. Itching & burning/tingling sensation. Genital herpes?
Pics if needed.
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
A skin and mucous membrane infection of the soft tissues of the genitals, either male or female. It is caused by a virus called herpes simplex and transmitted person to person by direct contact. It produces small blister-like lesions which break down and form shallow ulcers which are ...Read more
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