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Can You Get Herpes From Someone Without An Outbreak
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
Is it possible to get herpes from someone who is in the incubation stage and yet to ever have an outbreak at that point?
That is correct: It is called viral shedding.Get a more detailed answer ›
Herpes simplex: Virtually impossible, but since i never say never would say you have a better chance of being eaten by a shark in the rio grande. ...Read more
Can you get herpes if you use the same shaver as someone who has it but they didn't have an outbreak at the time? In vaginal area .
If you attract herpes do the person you get it from has to have an outbreak and how long does it take for it to appear on you ?
4 days: Incubation period (time from getting infected to appearance of symptoms) is about 4 days. Transmission most commonly occurs from an infected partner who does not have a visible sore and may not know that he or she is infected. After infection, a woman may not develop symptoms and never know that she has been infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If u touch smthng that someone with coldsores may or may not have touched & then touch a little wound, can you get herpes outbreak in that wound?
Can a person get herpes if they touch a towel that a infected person with an outbreak just clean affected area with?
Herpes: I think you may be misinformed. First, the answer is no. That would be an unlikely source of infection. Second, having a sore does not in any way predict contagiousness or viral shedding. In fact we now know that there is zero correlation between outbreaks and the level of virus in the skin or sore. ...Read more
I haven't had a herpes outbreak since l had my first outbreak. Dont get me wrong im extremely happu, but whats going on?
Yes.: You cannot transmit the Herpes infection to another part of your body after you get the initial infection. Your body produces antibodies that prevent other areas of your body from becoming infected--but it is possible to already have multiple areas involved from the same initial infection. Do tell the colonoscopy staff so that they may exercise greater contact precautions. ...Read more
Can you get herpes (when the person who has herpes isn't having an outbreak) even if you use a condom?
Herpes: If use a condom properly then you should be protected. Take care! ...Read more
Can you still get herpes if the person has no outbreak and only takes medication when there is an episode? And you were wearing a condom?
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