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How Can You Have Safe Sex With Someone Who Has Herpes
LIving with HIV: Most humans with HIV are still alive, thriving with their infection and living as other humans do. This includes being in relationships. If you are partnering or having sex with a person with HIV then there are good practices to get into the habit with such as using barrier protection such as condoms for intercourse. If you meant something else please ask again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Maybe maybe not: Mrsa is methicillin resistant staph aureus that in the community form tends to cause skin infections and abscesses. You are at risk in contracting MRSA with any form of close personal contact and or sharing of clothing or other personal items. It depends on where the MRSA infection is but generally speaking - close personal contact is the best way to acquire this sort of infection. ...Read more
Chlamydia: The transmissability rate is high, but not 100%. Neither is HIV or syphilis, but why would you risk this. If your partner has chlamydia they may well have other stds. Please get tested and protect yourself. Your partner can also be treated and if monogamous will remain free of this organism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of sex?: Different sexual practices carry different risks of HIV transmission. Anal sex (between two men or between a man and woman) has a high risk of transmission - about 1 out of 100 acts. Heterosexual vaginal sex is estimated to transmit HIV 1 out of 1000 times, but this can increase if someone has a sexually transmitted disease already. Always use condoms, condoms, condoms. ...Read more
If they will let you: Pms is premenstrual syndrome, a group of physical and emotional symptoms that may come each month during a woman's cycle. She is not "contagious" and physically sexual intercourse is possible normally. Being sensitive to her needs and desire for intimacy can strengthen a relationship. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: You can only catch chlamydia as a sexually transmitted disease, not from sharing drinks with someone. ...Read more
How does a person who has been told he is clear of hepb if he can resume having sex? Can he ever not infect someone not vaccinated for it during sex?
Yes, resume sex: If you have been told that you are clear of hepatitis b, that means that you are not making the virus in your blood and cannot pass it on. After infection, a very small amount of virus lays dormant and only under very unusual circumstances can it be reactivated. Check to make sure that you understood your doctor, but otherwise you should not infect your partner. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can someone get genital herpes even if they have only ever had sex with people who are negative to hsv-2?
Could be HSV1: Hsv1 generally is considered oral herpes but can be transmitted during oral sex. It is more troublesome in the gential area because it is more sensitive there. Most people with oral herpes have an occasional embarrassing cold sore but not anything life-changing - that's not usually the case with gential herpes whether type 1 or 2. Meds can help treat/prevent outbreaks if troublesome. ...Read more
No: Sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder, not an acquired condition. It is not contagious, and your partner will not contract this disorder through sex. If you are referring to the heritability of sickle cell disease, yes the offspring of a coupling between two people with sickle cell disease or trait can have sickle cell disease. Ss x ss =100%, ss x sb = 50%, sb x sb =25%, ss x bb = all trait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have oral sex with someone who has herpes without a condom are you guaranteed to catch it?
If a person has hsv2 how many time do they have to have unprotected sex with someone before it is passed along?
If a person has hsv1 and performs oral sex will yyou get hsv2 !? Also, if you have sex with someone who hsv2 and no blisters will you get hsv2 anyway
No and yes: HSV1 and 2 are the names of the herpes viruses. Either one can infect the oral or genital area. So HSV2 is not the same thing as genital herpes. Question 1: No, you cannot catch HSV2 from exposure to HSV1, but you can catch genital herpes due to HSV1. Question 2: Yes, it's possible. With HSV2, the virus is often active and transmissible when there is no outbreak. Use condoms, get partner on Rx. ...Read more
Low risk; a few days: It is possible to catch oral herpes by performing oral sex on someone with genital herpes, but quite rare. The risk was higher if your partner had an actual outbreaks (genital sores etc) but extremely low if he or she didn't have symptoms at the time. If you were infected, you will probably have symptoms (oral sores, maybe severe sore throat) within 3-5 days, rarely up to 3 weeks. ...Read more
It is possible that i will develop mouth sores if i had oral sex with an infected person who has HPV or do I have a higher risk through anal sex?
Protect yourself.: If your partner is infected with the human papilloma virus(hpv), you could easily be infected. An hpv infection will produce a papilloma, a wart. In the oral cavity, sometimes an hpv infection can become cancerous, usually seen at the base of the tongue, soft palate, tonsils or back of the throat. So protect yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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