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Can herpes simplex be transferred to genital herpes by oral sex?

Can herpes simplex be transferred to genital herpes by oral sex?

Oral herpes can: Transfer. Be careful to avoid contact with all mucosal areas, eyes, cuts in skin, and private areas when lesions (vesicles/blisters) are present and even for a few days after. The virus is very infectious. Take care! ...Read more

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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


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Can genital herpes be transferred to mouth?

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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Cam oral herpes be transmitted to the genitals?

Cam oral herpes be transmitted to the genitals?

Herpes: There are some interesting facts about herpes that all should now know. 75% of americans have been exposed to oral herpes (known now as hsv type 1. Most get this as children from family members. 25% of americans have herpes type two. If you get herpes two before you get exposed to herpes type one you cannot get this infection. But, if you get herpes one first you can still get herpes two. ...Read more

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Can u get oral herpes from genital herpes?

Can u get oral herpes from genital herpes?

Yes of course: If you have oral sex with someone who has active genital herpes then can get the herpes orally, genital herpes is type 2 oral herpes is type 1 but u can get type 1 or 2 in either area. Continuous Valtrex (valacyclovir) can prevent outbreaks of herpes, please see your gyn. ...Read more

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Can the herpes simplex virus be transmitted via kissing?

Can the herpes simplex virus be transmitted via kissing?

Yes: Herpes simplex 1 or less commonly 2 can be spread by kissing with or without visible lesions on the lips. ...Read more

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Can you get genital herpes simplex 2 from someone with oral herpes simplex 1?

No: But you can get herpes simplex 1 in the genital area. Most adults are already positive for hsv1. If you already have it, you will get nothing. A blood test can tell you if you need to worry. ...Read more

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Could a coldsore (herpes simplex virus) lead to genital warts?

Could a coldsore (herpes simplex virus) lead to genital warts?

Viruses: Nope. Not in any way. Warts are caused by either the human papilloma virus or the molluscum virus. Herpes is not in any way related to these viruses. ...Read more

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Can herpes be spread from hand to genitals?

Can herpes be spread from hand to genitals?

Herpes: Herpes can be spread by skin-to-skin contact, however, the hand is not the most common place to have herpes. But yes, the virus is contagious by contact with skin. ...Read more

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Will genital herpes be spread to somebody with cold sores?

Will genital herpes be spread to somebody with cold sores?

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 or receiving oral sex with someone infected with hsv i or ii can result in infection. 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

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Can someone with skin herpes transmit genital herpes?

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Can someone with skin herpes transmit genital herpes?

Yes: If you have a herpetiform lesion on your skin, it is teeming with virus; if it touches mucosa, you can spread it (oral or genital!). ...Read more

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Can you spread herpes to the eye by touching genital herpes sore?

Can you spread herpes to the eye by touching genital herpes sore?

Yes: Herpes is often spread by touch. So never touch your eye if you have an active herpetic lesion. Hopefully you are on treatment for this. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract genital herpes simplex 2 from someone who has oral herpes simplex 1?

Is it possible to contract genital herpes simplex 2 from someone who has oral herpes simplex 1?

No, but,: You can get hsv1 in the gential area from someone with hsv1 or hsv2 in the oral area from someone with hsv2. They are 2 distinct forms of herpes virus though both respond well to the same medications often. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from genital warts?

Can you get herpes from genital warts?

Hmmmm. no.: These do tend to travel in the same circles. E.G. People with one std often have another. However, someone with just genital warts won't give you herpes unless they have herpes infection to give you as well. Make sense? Remember safe sex. ...Read more

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Can herpes gladiatorum cause/become genital herpes, possibly through masturbation?

Virus: The virus is the same, so it could be spread to the genital area by touching the genital area with the virus. ...Read more

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Can you get genital herpes simplex virus 2 from someone who has oral herpes 1?

Yes: Oral herpes simplex virus-1, can be transmitted to the genitals via fellatio or cunnilingus, just as hsv-2 can be transmitted from person's genitals to an other person's mouth. Thus you should avoid oral sex with anyone with a sore on his or her mouth. Hsv is extremely contagious even in the absence of symptoms or visible lesions. Thus beware! ...Read more

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Could herpes simplex 1 be spread to the genitals?

Could herpes simplex 1 be spread to the genitals?

Herpes: Herpes can infect any part of the body it comes in contact with. So, the simple answer is yes. But, one cannot get the infection a second time. One can only be infected once by the herpes type one or the herpes type two virus. If you are one to he people in america not already infected with herpes simplex or type one then you are at risk of getting infected. ...Read more

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Can herpes be transmitted orally if your partner only has genital type?

Can herpes be transmitted orally if your partner only has genital type?

Yes. Depends.: Oral Herpes can live in the genital region and genital herpes can live in the mouth. Depending on the couple's sexual practices, either type can be in the oral and genital regions. ...Read more

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Can genital herpes be transmitted by kissing on the mouth from woman to man during non-outbreak periods?

Herpes: Yes. Absolutely. It is now known that 90% of people with herpes do not get outbreaks. It is also now known that one can shed the virus and be contagious without outbreaks. Both of you need the blood tests to confirm your herpes status. 74% of americans have type one and 26% of american have type two. ...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


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Genital Herpes (Definition)

A skin and mucous membrane infection of the soft tissues of the genitals, either male or female. It is caused by a virus called herpes simplex and transmitted person to person by direct contact. It produces small blister-like lesions which break down and form shallow ulcers which are ...Read more