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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Genital Herpes From Sharing A Drink

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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


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Can you get genital herpes from drinking out of someone's glass?

Can you get genital herpes from drinking out of someone's glass?

No: Unless there are more interesting convolutions to the story, no. ...Read more

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Can you get HSV 1 genital herpes from sharing underwear?

Herpes simplex: Very unlikely and for all intensive purposes it would be close to a first. ...Read more

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Cab you get oral herpes from drinking after someone who has genital herpes?

Contagious: Genital herpes is usually transmitted by contact with the genital area. If a person with eruptions touches your glass it's possible for the virus to be transmitted to you that way. Genital herpes virus can also cause herpes infection in the oral area. ...Read more

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Can you catch genital herpes from sharing a cup?

Can you catch genital herpes from sharing a cup?

Probably not.: I am assuming you are referring to an athletic cup used for protection during contact sports. However, if an infected person with an active herpetic ulcer uses the cup, and another person then uses the cup without cleaning it first, it is theoretically possible. Bottom line, i would avoid sharing athletic equipment and undergarments in general. ...Read more

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Does genital herpes spread through eating or drinking after someone?

Herpes: Genital herpes is a chronic sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (hsv). Historically, hsv-2 accounted for a majority of genital infections; however, hsv-1, which usually infects the orolabial area, now accounts for up to 50% of first-episode cases.Primary infection may result in systemic as well as local manifestations. Incubation period is 3-7 d. ...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)

This is 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