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Can U Get Herpes From Touching Some One
Probably not: In adults, there is no risk from non-intimate touching. For example, if someone has genital or oral herpes, nobody is at risk just from things like shaking hands, hugging, etc. Also little or no risk from hand contact with someone's infected genitals or mouth. Without sex or kissing, there is little or no risk. ...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
Can u get herpes in u mouth and throat from performing oral sex, or does it have to b cold sores on the outside?
Yes.: If you touch a fresh cold sore and then rub your eye with the same finger, it is certainly possible to transmit the virus to your eye. So whenever you have a cold sore, don't touch it! if you get them often, ask your doctor or a dermatologist for an antiviral medication (valtrex, famvir, (famciclovir) etc.) to heal them more quickly and prevent future attacks. ...Read more
It depends: Let's say someone has unprotected sex and the condom breaks, so they come to urgent care for evaluation. They may be offered HIV medicines to decrease the risk of infection. They also receive an HIV antibody test then, and at 6 wks, 3 months, and 6 months. If they develop symptoms that could be acute hiv, then they have a viral load checked since it can be detected wks to months before antibodies. ...Read more
Herpes simplex: This is highly unlikely if not impossible. ...Read more
Yes: If the person you are kissing has active lesions on the cheek you are kissing, you may catch it from him. ...Read more
? often can you kiss: Every incicent is an open invitation if the environment is right. Stay unfriendly a while. ...Read more
Can u get hep c from someone hugging you or kissing you on the cheek,just found out from of family has it n worried bad ?
No risk, no worries: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is only transmitted by blood contact. Without blood exposure, household members of persons with HCV are not at risk. Even sex, although often said to be risky, almost never transmits the virus except with traumatic anal sex. Kissing, hugging, and sharing bathrooms, kitchens, or eating utensils are entirely free of risk. So no worries! Good luck. ...Read more
Not because of UTI: Uti is short for urinary tract infection. That includes bladder infections as well as kidney infections. They are usually caused by bacteria which will not cause herpes, an infection caused by the herpesvirus. However, someone with a UTI can also have herpes which is not always visible as sores. The virus can then be transmitted to others through skin or mucous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you give another person HIV from dry humping with no clothes on (male on male) i was wondering can two virgin males no insertion sex get HIV from dry humping and one of them shoots semen on the others anus can you develop HIV from that.
If you get coldsores and kiss someone with a coldsore, can u get reinfected and get more sores? Or are u immune since u already have the virus?
If u didn't know someone had chlamydia or gonorrhea infection in their throat and u kissed them, can u pass it that way or only passed thru oral sex?
Never documented: While we often like to say in medicine, never say never, parasitic transfer of HIV, has not been documented. I believe it is the minuscule amount of blood that can be transmitted through a parasite like lice, that would make transfer of virus to a normal host unlikely. Get rid of the lice by the way and feel better! ...Read more
Yes: It can be present but visible to the naked eye. ...Read more
Can you get herpes from inanimate objects that people with cold sores have touched and then touching yourself after?
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