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Can you get herpes on your balls?

Can you get herpes on your balls?

Yes: You can contract herpes on any part of the body. All that is required is exposure to the virus. ...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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How did I get herpes?

How did I get herpes?

From someone else: You get herpes from someone else who has it. Hsv-2 is usually transmitted sexually. Hsv-1, the cause of cold sores, is often acquired earlier in life through close personal contact that isn't sexual. ...Read more

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How can you get herpes?

How can you get herpes?

From herpes viruses: A person can get herpes from another person's fresh herpes sores. The other person may have sores on his or her genitals, lips, fingers, etc..., and transmit viruses by touching the uninfected person. Sometimes, infected persons can transmit herpes even when they don't have visible fresh herpes sores, so prevention is not always possible. Most adults have had oral herpes, as it is so common. ...Read more

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How does one get herpes?

How does one get herpes?

Sexual contact.: Herpes infections are actually very common. By the time you are sexually active, there is about a 40% chance that you have been exposed to herpes type 1 or 2. Most people you have herpes will not know it, yet they can transmit it to others. Some people actually get an outbreak and rarely some individuals get frequent outbreaks. Limit your sexual partners to as few as possible. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes on your butt?

Can you get herpes on your butt?

Herpes: Genital herpes usually infects skin somewhere between the belly button and thighs. 98% of those who have hsv type 2 will have their infection somewhere in this region. Herpes is usually transmitted skin to skin. So, yes, the butt, while rare is in the realm of possibilities. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from a towel?

Can you get herpes from a towel?

Herpes: Herpes is not easy to catch. It has to be skin to skin or fluid to skin carrying the virus. It is not transmitted by towels, toilet seats etc.

Hope that helps you not be worried. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get of herpes?

Is it possible to get of herpes?

Control not eliminat: It is generally possible to control herpes but not to eliminate it. It tends to remain dormant in nerves. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes on your back?

Can you get herpes on your back?

Yes: Herpes virus is very contagious and can infect any part of the body. Herpes simplex is transmitted by touch or contact. Herpes zoster (shingles) occurs in dermatomes or skin infected by chicken pox virus that lies dormant in the nerves and usually triggered by stress. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes multiple times?

Can you get herpes multiple times?

No: There are two types of herpes: hsv-1 and hsv-2. You can get each one once, but the virus then lives forever in your nerve cells, and can cause recurrent outbreaks. ...Read more

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Where can I get tested for herpes?

Where can I get tested for herpes?

Any doctor or clinic: Any doctor's office or clinic should be able to test for herpes, either with a swab specimen from a lesion or by blood test. ...Read more

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Can I get herpes if I'm still a virgin?

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Can I get herpes if I'm still a virgin?

Yes: Any contact between infected mucosa and your genital area, be it oral sex or just outside contact with infected tissue without overt penetration, can potentially lead to transmission of the infection. ...Read more

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Can u get herpes from touching some one?

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 more

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Can you get herpes anywhere on your body?

Yes: Herpes virus can infect any part of the body. It is transmitted by touch or contact. ...Read more

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Is it okay to get waxed while having herpes?

Is it okay to get waxed while having herpes?

Wait: You could spread it, leave color change or spread it. If you are prone to herpesi would consider antivirals such as zovirax (acyclovir) orally prior to waxing and if herpes attacks are frequent and uncomfortable even continuos prophylactic antivirals as preventive. It easier to delay waxing than to treat deep discoloration or even scarring which may result. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from coughing on someone?

Can you get herpes from coughing on someone?

Herpes simplex: It is conceivable that this virus could be transmitted in this fashion but it almost always requires some direct contact. If you are the person coughing, there is no way that you would get this. ...Read more

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What is herpes? Where can you get it and how?

What is herpes? Where can you get it and how?

Herpes: Herpes is two viruses. They cause a permanent, non-curable infection of the skin and the associated nerves for that patch of skin. The simplex or "type one" is formally known as oral herpes. It is found in 75% of americans and is usually caught from family members when a child. The other, type two is known as genital herpes and can lead to significant trouble with pregnancy, delivery and hiv. ...Read more

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Herpes on your butt can someone get it like that?

Herpes on your butt can someone get it like that?

Herpes: Herpes is usually transmitted skin to skin. If your exposure was on the skin of your buttocks then that is where you are infected. Herpes two is found usually in humans between the belly button and thigh in 90% of the cases. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes in different areas of your body?

Can you get herpes in different areas of your body?

Herpes simplex: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) can cause infections that affect the mouth, the face, the genitals, the skin, the buttocks, and the anal area. In general, type i, also known as herpes labialis, causes infections above the waist, most commonly as oral cold sores. Type ii infections occur mainly below the waist, leading to genital herpes. ...Read more

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How can you get herpes and how fast does it spread?

Herpes simplex: This virus is almost entirely transmitted by intimate contact although there is some data suggesting very close airborne transmission can occur. From time of exposure to onset of symptoms is about 3 days. ...Read more

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How did I get herpes if my partner doesn't have it?

How did I get herpes if my partner doesn't have it?

See below: If your partner has never been infected with the herpes simplex virus they cannot spread it. People can be infected with hsv1 and 2 and have no visible lesions but can still have the virus in their secretions and spread the infection by direct contact with these infected oral or genital secretions. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results of a herpes test?

Wait for tests: It can be as short as 1 day or ir the test must be sent out to a lab outside your facility then 2-4 days. ...Read more

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How do you get herpes from a toliet seat please help me?

How do you get herpes from a toliet seat please help me?

You don't: Herpes is not caught by contact with the virus on toilet seats or anywhere else in the environment. You only get genital herpes by having sex with an infected partner. Don't worry about toilet seats. ...Read more

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What is herpes? How do you get it? How does it effect it?

What is herpes? How do you get it? How does it effect it?

Virus: Herpes simplex (hsv) is a viral infection. The virus typically casuses fever blisters or cold sores (hsv-1) or genital herpes (hsv-2) although either type can infect either site. It typically causes a painful ulcer at the infected site, although subsequent infections can be less painful. Anti-viral medications like Acyclovir can help. ...Read more

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How not to get my partner herpes we trying to make a baby?

How not to get my partner herpes we trying to make a baby?

Herpes Simplex: It is important to have sexual contact at periods when shedding the virus are less likely which include when not having an active breakout and under maintenance anti-viral medications. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from a guy if he only touches you down there?

Can you get herpes from a guy if he only touches you down there?

If he has a herpes: Lesion on his hand or has scratched a herpes lesion and has fluid from the blister on his hand. ...Read more