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Yes, ...: Such a transmission route is possible, but a contact with HPV doesn't mean one should get clinical or even subclinical infection. Most of disease-causing agents are contained or killed by our immune defense mechanism so we're not ill. Nonetheless, exercise sensible common sense to avoid unnecessary contacts and practice low-risk healthy lifestyle so we can live a long happy life. ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Very unlikely and for all intensive purposes it would be close to a first. ...Read more
Yes: Genital herpes usually causes blisters on the vulva (around the vaginal opening).They will break open & form ulcers.Usually the infection goes to the uterine cervix(neck of the womb)causing cervicitis. Sometimes infection goes to the urethra(urine channel) causing urethitis with painful urination. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes,if open: lesions were present and you touched them and then yourself,,you could spread it ...Read more
Can STD's like: AIDs,HPV,Gonorrhea,syphlis transmit through external genital contact and no penetration -no sexual intercourse?
Rarely for some STDs: Thanks for your question. Very low risk for all STDs and zero risk for some. No risk -- at least low enough to be ignored -- for STDs passed by genital fluids (gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV, hepatitis B). STDs that are transmitted skin-to-skin (herpes, HPV, syphilis) could be transmitted, but very rarely even for these. I hope this helps. Stay safe! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herpes simplex: This is highly unlikely if not impossible. ...Read more
A person has genital herpes (hsv2). His saliva enters another person's mouth through food. Will that person get genital herpes now?
Not Likely: Herpes requires disruption of the protective surface to cause infection. If there was a cut in the oral mucous membranes, a herpes infection can start there, but this is unlikely, although possible. The herpes virus will not travel intact through the stomach which is very acid and can not reach the genitals just by sharing food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Regardless you should not share a razor with anyone else. ...Read more