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Help please. Could genital herpes cause herpes on the mouth?

Help please. Could genital herpes cause herpes on the mouth?

Herpes Transmission: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) has two types: type i generally infects the mouth and produces "fever blisters". Type ii more commonly is genital. However, performing oral sex on someone infected with hsv i or ii can result in oral herpes. There are blood tests that can quickly determine if you've been infected with either strain. Antivirals help to reduce shedding and infection. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Do cold sores on the mouth also cause genital herpes?

Possible: Cold sore is cause by hsv i while genital herpes is usually caused by hsv ii. Could a cold sore cause genital herpes? It would be possible if the sore is actively shedding virus during oral sex. With cold sore, avoid contact until the lesion is healed over. ...Read more

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Are there any test for genital herpes of the mouth?

Are there any test for genital herpes of the mouth?

Viral isolation: None of the serologic tests will convincingly differentiate between herpes types 1 & 2 infections. The only way to definitively do this is to isolate the virus and test it for type. ...Read more

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Can genital herpes be transferred to mouth?

Yes: Genital Herpes can be transferred by contact. Therefore if you have oral sex with someone who has active herpes lesions you can contract the virus in the mouth. ...Read more

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Is it possible to accidentally spread my genital herpes to my mouth or any other part of my body?

Very unlikely, ...: The odd of auto-inoculation of herpes is almost impossible unless there is a local breakdown of natural barriers like skin or mucosa by scratch & abrasion induced by whatever the act may be. Keeping this in mind will minimize such undesirable extremely rare occurrence. Of course, if any doubt, seek timely attention and counseling for better living down the road. ...Read more

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Genital herpes for 6 years. Is it possible to accidentally spread genital herpes to mouth after that long?

Genital herpes for 6 years. Is it possible to accidentally spread genital herpes to mouth after that long?

If virus present : Herpes can be spread through genital to mouth contact if the virus is currently shedding regardless of how long the infection has been present in your body. One should avoid contact during an outbreak or when symptoms are present. ...Read more

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If i keep giving my bf oral and he has genital herpes what are my odds of getting it in the oral area, my mouth?

If i keep giving my bf oral and he has genital herpes what are my odds of getting it in the oral area, my mouth?

Herpes: It is high if his infection is on his penis. But genital herpes can be found anywhere between the belly button and the thighs. Where is he infected? ...Read more

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If my partner doesn't have herpe sores on there mouth but have genital herpes, can I recieve oral sex from them?

If my partner doesn't have herpe sores on there mouth but have genital herpes, can I recieve oral sex from them?

Herpes: Every sexually active adult must have the herpes blood tests. Having or not having sores is now known to be meaningless in this question. One can have the infection, be contagious and not have outbreaks. Viral shedding can be a silent risk in those infected with herpes. I would be surprised if your partner knew where they were infected with herpes, but if they do then a simple condom is prote. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

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


Herpes (Definition)

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