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Can Oral Sex Cauuse Herpes With Shingles
I gave oral sex to this guy about a month ago. I did not swallow nor had sores in my mouth. I have shingles now, does it mean I'm HIV positive?
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
Herpes simplex: Fairly safe, but not foolproof.Get a more detailed answer ›
Likely: Genital herpes can and often does infect the oral region in the form of classic cold sores. If you want to decrease chances of transmission, do not give cunnilingus when there are visible lesions, and/or engage in oral sex while taking the antiviral valtrex (valacyclovir). There is no sure way to avoid transmission except for total abstinence. ...Read more
Is it possible to get oral herpes form giving oral sex? It's been 3 months and no signs or symptoms.
Possible, not common: Performing oral sex on a partner with genital herpes could risk oral infection. However, it is quite uncommon. If you didn't develop symptoms (oral sores, sore throat, etc) within a few days, then probably you weren't infected. It's time to stop worrying about it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My partner has herpes but says he has never has any symptoms. Is it safe for me to receive unprotected oral sex?
How strong are herpes symptoms leading up the first outbreak and can you get herpes on the Anus if you got oral sex only??
Have my first oral herpes out break. Didn't know I had it. Preformed oral sex on my boyfriend. What are the chances I spread it?
It is contagious,: Even when there are no visible lesions. ...Read more
I am 100% sure she is a virgin so it cannot be from oral sex. Does this mean that she has herpes of either HSV that I might catch it?
Sex not required: Anyone can catch herpes without having sex. The hsv type 1 or oral herpes and the hsv type 2 or genital herpes are practically identical in their clinical manifestations. If someone caught hsv 2 from oral sex and then kissed a relative when contagious then that person can catch hsv 2 without having any sex. Many people are carriers of these viruses and don't even know it. ...Read more
Had oral sex with bf (Only partner EVER). He had sex with ONE other female b4 me but she is negative for herpes. Could he have given me herpes?
Possibly.: Does your boyfriend have herpes? Do you have herpes? If you do, then a way to know whether you got it (or any STD) from him is for both of you to get tested for it as well as other STDs. STDs can be passed to you by your sexual partner and any sexual partners, male or female, that he has had, whether they are remembered and acknowledged, or not. If he has oral herpes, that could have been passed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recieved oral sex. Tested for syph, Gonn, and Chla. All neg. Dr. said HIV is not a risk, and no testing for herpes without symptoms. Should I worry or no?
Receptive Oral: Your doctor is absolutely correct. There is no HIV risk. ZERO. Herpes is tested by blood. So, that one part of the story does not make much sense. But, 75% of Americans have oral herpes already and cannot get it again. So, receptive oral sex is often very unlikely to be a risk for herpes simplex. ...Read more
Could you tell me what are my chances of getting herpes from my gf from oral sex as she has herpes?
Yes!: The "outbreak" is one you are aware of. You may have had minor subclinical outbreaks earlier. Another possibility is that there is no link! ...Read more
Herpes: Yes. Herpes virus is contagious virus can be shed without any evident active lesions. In particular if vesicles are present the virus is highly contagious. The chances would be decreased if he is on suppressive therapy with an anti herpes virus medication such as valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more
Yes: If she has a history of cold sores at any time in the past she could spread her oral herpes to your genital area even without having any visible lesions on her lips. ...Read more
Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)
A painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster). Early treatment with antiviral medication (within 72 hours) lowers the risk of post-herpetic neuralgia, which is lingering skin pain after the rash disappears. ...Read more
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