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Can Herpes Get Transferred From Finger To Genital
It is unlikely: If he does not have active herpes lesions and no previous contact with his genital but there is always a possibility to get infected if his blood test show that he is infected with the herpes virus type1 or 2 or both because he will be shedding herpes virus for ever no matter if he has active herpes lesion or not. ...Read more
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
If you put your finger on someone's pocket that has genital herpes and then touch your face will you get infected?
If I fingered a girl who has genital herpes will I get it? I do have a paper cit on my finger that I used.
But a break in the skin certainly increased your risk. Note: you may not know for days, months, or years since it can be asleep, or dormant, for a long time.
Remember, know yourself, know your partner, use barrier protection (condoms, dental dams, or gloves). ...Read more
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
Can I get herpes if I fingerted a girl who has genital herpes? I do have a paper cut on my finger.
Yes: Herpes is a virus and can be transmitted through body fluids. For example, you may have oral sex with someone who has genital herpes and get "genital herpes-hsv-2" on your lips (as oppsed to the common hsv-1-cold sore herpes). Wearing condoms during sex and assuring you have no open hand sores (or even wearing gloves) is the best way to prevent the spread of hsv-2 (next to abstinence). ...Read more
If I have a cold sore & wipe saliva w/ my fingers on my penis to penetrate my gf, can she get genital herpes? I didn't touch the sore, just my tongue.
Not likely: Although there is a low likelihood that you transmitted herpes to your partner, it is possible to transmit virus from a cold sore and thus transmission to your partner could result in her developing genital herpes. The herpes virus could go from your cold sore to your hand and from there to your penis. ...Read more
Can you get syphillis/gential herpes or any other types of STI's if you finger a women's vagina. The scenario is there no finger cot but finger is clean with no infection. What if the vagina has a sore that is not visible to the eye.?
Rare But: Possible. Very small chance. Higher risk if you have open cuts or sores on your fingers or you have a compromised immune system. There is a condition called Herpetic Whitlow that was common in dentists before we all wore gloves so it is possible but still very unlikely. ...Read more
When a finger (s) with mid scab wound is exposed to genital herpes and the wound heals before GH can manifest does finger artist become 1of 90%?
Is it possible to contract herpes if a man touched himself and fingered me? He has not had an outbreak in years. Alot of hand/genital occurred.
No risk, no worries: Herpes is rarely if ever transmitted by hand-genital contact. In my 40 years in the STD business, I've never seen a patient with genital herpes that was acquired other than by intercourse or direct oral-genital contact. Not enough virus is carried over by fingering or other hand-genital contact. Even with a partner known to have genital herpes, this is nothing to be worried about. ...Read more
If you have genital herpes and you touched the are with the tip of your finger then wash it with shampoo will it kill the virus on your finger?
Herpes: Unlikely to be any harm but be very careful! ...Read more
I have genital herpes and so does my husband. He put his finger up inside me and put his finger in his mouth then kissed me my tongue tip inflamed?
My girfriend thinks she has caught genital herpes from her last boyfriend. Can I catch it from kissing her on the mouth or masturbating her with my fingers?
Could I have contracted genital herpes? I had a sexual encounter about two weeks ago who I am now told by a third party has herpes. We did not have sex, but she did perform oral on me, and although I did not perform oral on her, I did finger her and lick
Probably no risk: If your partner has genital herpes, you were not at risk: most people with genital herpes do not have simultaneous oral herpes, so no risk from oral sex. If she has oral herpes and had an outbreak at the time, you could be at risk. However, half of all adults have had type 1 HSV (often since childhood) and are immune to new infections with HSV1. Fingering is no risk for catching genital herpes. ...Read more
If my fingers came in contact with genital herpes or genital warts, would I have to wash my hands with soap or can I just rinse my hands?
Water ok.: Water will remove over 90% of the viral load on your skin. Using the soap Would only be beneficial if there was oil residues or massive amounts of contaminant on your hand but you weren't able to wash off with water. ...Read more
Fingered a girl with genital herpes 2 months ago. Washed hands for 5 min right after. Noticed cold sore on lip but do have hsv1. Is it possibly hsv2?
The guy I'm with has genital herpes & touched himself & then fingered me right after. He's not having outbreak at time but said he felt one coming? He is not on suppressive therapy. Could I have been infected? No visible cuts on hands (except he got a man
Unlikely: Having a women become colonized and infected with your herpes simplex virus and then transferring the same virus to your genitals through oral sex is very unlikely. It is far more likely to occur through oral sex when the recipient has not yet been infected with the strain of herpes in your mouth. Since oral sex became more acceptable we see this transfer occurring frequently. ...Read more
If a HIV man positive he transfer genital herpes to a negative women is that means she get HIV too even if they have safe sex?
No: Herpes & HIV are two different viral infections. Passing one does not mean you will pass the other. However, there is definitely a real possibility of passing both. To reduce the risk, the HIV + person should be on anti-retrovirals & protease inhibitors. The person should also always watch for herpes lesions & be on treatment if any occur. They should also practice safe sex esp with lesions. ...Read more
On the lower leg I get this almost cut looking rash, doc said maybe herpes. 1. Does that man I have genital herpes too? 2. If it is herpes can I transfer it to my genitals by touch? 3. How I get it?
Herpes: I know another physician answered this, but I have a different response. Before any other action, you must get the herpes blood tests. All adults should know their herpes status. 90% of people with herpes do not have outbreaks. To culture your rash this late in the game would be unwise. A viral culture would be meaningless if done more than a day or two after the blisters show up. ...Read more
None, but...: Keep the affected area as clean & dry as possible with optional use of topical agents and judicious use of oral pain medication to ease the associated pain, which will self resolve in 2-3 wks as usual for most patients. To ease and shorten its severity and course, take anti-viral drug like Valtrex with 24 hours of starting its prodromal symptoms. ...Read more
Pretty much: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease-so something sexual must be going on. These days, it's not like the 1950s, so sometimes HSV1 and HSV2 can get a little mixed up. (The first virus is the cold sore virus, and the second one is classically associated with genital herpes, but now the 2 can interchange a bit depending on the activity). Herpes is very infectious BTW-talk/take precautions ...Read more
Genital herpes is predominantly spread by contact with parts that carry the virus (oral secretions, lips, penis etc). Without sexual foreplay and contact, you won't 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
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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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