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Genital Contact But Not Sex
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
Razor and herpes: You could theoretically pass herpes through the use of a razor since the herpes virus lives in the nerve endings in the skin and a razor might open wounds in the skin to allow infection. Probably unwise to share a blade no matter the case regardless of shaving of the face or genitals. ...Read more
Here are some: Theoretically, it's possible if HSV is present at micro skin injury; in reality, sexual contact is the most documented means to transmit genital herpes. So, I would recommend not worrying about contracting genital herpes from other ways other than sexual contact but focusing on practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession - the surest means to live a long happy life. ...Read more
Is it still possible for my partner to contract Genital Warts or HPV through unprotected or oral sex even if i no longer have the warts?
Yes, possible...: HPV-free environment is unlikely and many so-affected could be free of its related sign or symptom; the odd to contract under the described scenario will naturally be much less than that with obvious lesion. Life reality tells contact does not mean contract and contract does not mean develop a disease; this reflects individual natural defense mechanism, that is, external barrier & intermal humoral ...Read more
Any: mucosal tears or other lesions?Get a more detailed answer ›
Unlikely: Genital herpes is predominantly spread by contact with parts that carry the virus (oral secretions, lips, penis etc). Without sexual foreplay and contact, you wont get genital herpes. Oral herpes can be acquired if you share drinks or liquids with someone who may have an infection and is shedding the virus Best wishes Dr M ...Read more
Supposing someone has oral herpes and not genital herpes. Can they still transmit it through intercourse?
Herpes is a: Viral infection, so if you are absolutely sure that neither partner has it, no. But you need to have blood tests to make sure that you or your partner never had infection, even if there are no open lesions now. ...Read more
Will my partner contract HPV or genital warts through unprotected or oral sex even though mine have cleared up?
Here are some...: Many adults are HPV carriers with no visible HPV-related lesion on skin or mucosa. So, continue what you have been doing as long as both are free of symptoms or signs for STDs. If being in high risk for STD like ones with multiple partners, bisexual, anal, etc., be tested and counseled for safer sex practice. Note: Complete abstinence is the only way for prevention; that is life reality. ...Read more
Are u less likely to contract HIV from vaginal entercourse if u never had any STD compared to unprotected anal sex if one partner is HIV positive?
Depends: For males, contracting HIV from anal sex is much more likely if he is receiving than giving the anal sex. In the case of vaginal sex for the male, he is less likely to contract HIV than the female. For females, her chances are greater with vaginal than anal sex, but much greater overall than the male, especially if he ejaculates within her unprotected by a condom. Other stds play no role. ...Read more
How are STI and STD spread? If two people have not had any sexual contact with any other person can an STI or STD be spread through anal or oral sex?
Mutual monogamy: Mutual monogamy, assuming both parties are negative for STD's, usually guarantee absence of transmission. The exception is previous exposure to Herpes which has not had any "outbreaks" over a period of time until resuming contact with another partner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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