Doctor insights on:
Can You Catch Herpes Without An Outbreak
If someone has herpes but is not having herpes outbreak. Is it unlikely to catch it off them at that time?
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
I took a sip from a glass of a girl who has oral herpes. She had an outbreak over a week ago but is healed. What are the odds I catch it?
Had protected sex with a sex worker 23 days ago. Should I be worried about the possibility of catching hiv/aids? The condom didnt break or anything. Also what are the chances of acquiring herpes if she didn't have an outbreak at the time.
What are the chances of a man with sickle cell anemia catching herpes simplex type 2 from someone that is not having an outbreak?
Yes: Via viral shedding. You don't need to have active lesions for this to occur. ...Read more
Partner's penis didn't "look" right, clinic wouldn't test for herpes without an outbreak, places i can go for accurate results?
Yes: It is possible to have the virus and never experience and outbreak. The only way to know for sure is to have a blood test. I would recommend herpes select with reflex to type ii. It is estimated that 1 out of 3 people carry this virus. Many don't know and it can be passed without demonstrating lesions. ...Read more
Herpes Simplex: 75% of Americans have Herpes Type One. It is spread through viral shedding at the point of infection. Having an outbreak does not correlate in any way with viral shedding. You can be contagious with or without an outbreak and on the other side you can also not be contagious at all during an outbreak. No correlation there. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can you catch herpes from someone without an outbreak?
- Can you get herpes from someone without an outbreak?
- Can you only catch herpes during an outbreak?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can you pass herpes on without an outbreak?
- Can you still get herpes without an outbreak?
- Can oral herpes be spread without an outbreak?
- Can you get herpes by being in a swimming pool with someone who has an outbreak?
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free