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Chances Of Getting Oral Herpes
Likely: If the person has an active visible lesion, and you shared a drink, it is very likely that you were in contact with the virus. You may already have it though. Not everyone who has the virus gets an actual outbreak as it can remain dormant. Certain trigger events, susch as trauma, a cold, extra uv light, stress, may cause an outbreak, just like it did with your friend. Stay away from outbreaks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 kissed a girl with a cold sore.A small kiss.It was a peck. I did not kiss the sore.She had makeup on it.What are my chances of getting oral herpes?
Very low: Without direct contant with her open sore, it is unlikely. ...Read more
My dentist spit in my mouth while talking over me. It was just a drop but gross enough. What are my chances of getting oral herpes? Detailed answers.
If a person drank from a beer can and then poured some into a clean cup, and I drank it out of a clean cup, what are the chances getting oral herpes?
No risk, no worry: Herpes is rarely if ever transmitted by such indirect contact. The main risk of oral herpes is from kissing someone with a visible outbreak of oral herpes (cold sores). ...Read more
I have oral herpes. If i kiss a guy and we get kinky then he starts eating/licking me out, what are the chances that i can get genital herpes?
Yes: You need to conrol your onset and outbreaks with oral medication. The medication is very expensive if you do not have medical/drug insurance coverage. The herpes virus remains latent inside of your nerve tract until it becomes active by stress, hormonal changes and etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: symptoms may vary from person to person. ...Read more
What are my chances of getting herpes from oral from someone who hasn't ever had an outbreak, but does have it?
How do you know?: How do you know that that person does have herpes if he's never had an outbreak? He may have had a positive antibody test, which means he's been exposed to the virus, but does not necessarily mean he has active hsv. If he has active disease he should be on an antiviral (valtrex, famvir) to minimize the chance of transmitting it to others. ...Read more
Is it possible to get oral herpes form giving oral sex? It's been 3 months and no signs or symptoms.
Possible, not common: Performing oral sex on a partner with genital herpes could risk oral infection. However, it is quite uncommon. If you didn't develop symptoms (oral sores, sore throat, etc) within a few days, then probably you weren't infected. It's time to stop worrying about it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently shared a spoon with someone, can I get oral herpes? No sign of breakout. Spoon went back in soup before i used.
Unlikely : But not impossible. Even if the individual you shared a spoon with did not have an active outbreak, the virus could still be shedding and contactable. Most primary hsv-1 infections are asymptomatic and only 20 to 25 percent of patients ever recall an outbreak. So you may have contracted it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have my first oral herpes out break. Didn't know I had it. Preformed oral sex on my boyfriend. What are the chances I spread it?
It is contagious,: even when there are no visible lesions. ...Read more
Yes: Genital herpes is a disease caused by the herpes simplex virus (hsv), of which there are two types. Type 1 (hsv-1) usually causes oral herpes, an infection of the lips and mouth. In the past, hsv-1 was not known to cause genital herpes, but that is changing, especially among people who begin having sex at a young age. Still, in most cases, genital herpes is caused by hsv-2 herpes virus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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