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Can you tell me more about herpes 1&2?

Can you tell me more about herpes 1&2?

In 400 characters or: Less? Here are some great mayo clinic articles. Herpes simplex 1: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-conditions/cold-sore/basics/definition/con-20021310 ; herpes simplex 2: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-conditions/genital-herpes/basics/definition/con-20020893. ...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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Can you tell me more about herpes on the body?

Can you tell me more about herpes on the body?

Please make : Your question more specific. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about Herpes (Non-STI).Can you still use eating utensils/plates/such? Can you kiss your gf? =(

Can you tell me more about Herpes (Non-STI).Can you still use eating utensils/plates/such? Can you kiss your gf? =(

Don't kiss: Mouth sores/'cold sores' are usually caused by herpes simplex 1. HSV1 is transmitted through oral secretions or sores on the skin and can be spread through kissing or sharing toothbrushes or eating utensils. It is usually safe after sores have disappeared. It is possible to have spread HSV1 just before your sores appeared though. ...Read more

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How can you tell if I have herpes?

How can you tell if I have herpes?

Get tested: Hsv2 has variable length asymptomatic periods, so short of noticing an outbreak, best way is to get tested. See: http://stdtesting.Com/how-many-people-have-herpes --for more information and helpful links. ...Read more

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How do I tell my partner I have herpes?

How do I tell my partner I have herpes?

Honesty : Honesty is the only decent thing. If you care about the other person you must show basic consideration. Genital herpes is common: your partner may already have it. A blood test is often positive in people who did not know they were infected. Type 1 herpes (cold sores on the face) is even more common & results in partial protection against genital herpes. If your partner is already infected you ar. ...Read more

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How to tell your partners you had herpes?

How to tell your partners you had herpes?

You might not be: Able to if there are no obvious lesions. There is usually a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix ; they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. The fluid in the lesions is very contagious. (herpes simplex type ii). ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have herpes by looking?

How can I tell if I have herpes by looking?

Loos like lesions or: Sores but other conditions can look tehesame so do not self diagnose see your gyn ! your gyn can look and do a culture and blood work. ...Read more