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What can I put on my gential herpes?

What can I put on my gential herpes?

Genital herpes: Topical zovirax (acyclovir) ointment. Also frequent outbreaks can be suppressed with antiviral systemic therapy that your doctor can prescribe. ...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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Symptoms Of Gential Herpes In Women?

Symptoms Of Gential Herpes In Women?

Ulcerated lesion: Typically you will see multiple open lesion on the external genitals that may be weeping and eventually crust over. These lesions are typically painful. Often times you may notice flu-like symptoms about 1-2 weeks prior to the genital lesions. ...Read more

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How do people spread gential herpes?

SEX: By vaginal, oral sex and contact with infected genital direct or indirectly in any possible way. ...Read more

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Stages And Symptoms Of Gential Herpes?

Stages And Symptoms Of Gential Herpes?

Stages of herpes: Herpes stages: 1. Prodrome - tingly, funny skin feeling, 2. Early redness 3. Small blisters 4. Swelling 5. Wet ulcers 6. dry crust 7. Healing scabs 8.No symptoms, but still living in you, waiting to reappear. ...Read more

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In what way is gential herpes passed on?

In what way is gential herpes passed on?

Herpes Simplex: Most cases of genital herpes are due to herpes simplex virus -2 (hsv-2). Hsv -2 can be spread through vaginal, anal ; oral sex. The herpes simplex virus-1 can spread to the genitals by mouth to genital contact or genital to genital contact. ...Read more

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What's The Only Ways To Catch Gential Herpes?

What's The Only Ways To Catch Gential Herpes?

Only by sex: ONLY by sex with a partner with herpes. Either genital sex, usually resulting herpes due to HSV2; or oral to genital, with herpes due to HSV1. However, new GH often first appears in monogamous, faithful couples. The infected person can be infected for years, and first develops symptoms that seem like a new infection. Or the other partner has it, doesn't know, and transmission finally occurred. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm diagnosed w/ gential herpes but im not sure if I have it?

What do you suggest if I'm diagnosed w/ gential herpes but im not sure if I have it?

Herpes test: A herpes test can determine if a patient has herpes or not. It can be done with a blood test or with a viral culture if there is an active lesion a doctor can perform the testing on. ...Read more

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Someone who had gential herpes sat on a seat, can I get herpes from sitting on the same seat??????!?!?!?

Someone who had gential herpes sat on a seat, can I get herpes from sitting on the same seat??????!?!?!?

Unlikely: Generally, herpes is transmitted from one mucus membrane (mouth, genitals) to another. However, it can get through skin that has small tears in it. The virus dies quickly out of the body, so it is very unusually to set it from a toilet seat. ...Read more

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Both my partner and I have gential herpes; is there strades of gential herpes, like for example breaking being so bad that medication not working?

Sorry: But I have re-read your question several times and don't understand what you are asking. Please clarify this further and re-ask. ...Read more

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If I continue to give my bf oral & he has gential herpes and I only give him oral when he has no outbreaks what are my odds of herpes in the oral area?

If I continue to give my bf oral & he has gential herpes and I only give him oral when he has no outbreaks what are my odds of herpes in the oral area?

Herpes: Your assumptions are wrong. A person with herpes is as contagious when they have no outbreak as when they do. This viral shedding is impossible to test for or predict. We now know tat whether there is a sore or not is irrelevant. The risk is very real! ...Read more

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It's been 6 months I accidently bumped into my gf gential unprotected by accidenti haven't had any symptoms is it safe to say I don't have herpes/syphil

It's been 6 months I accidently bumped into my gf gential unprotected by accidenti haven't had any symptoms is it safe to say I don't have herpes/syphil

STDs must Test: I think that this forum is great. But, it does not replace the simple activity of getting to your family doctor and getting evaluated or tested for the concerns one has. There is no way to answer your question in this forum. You probably do not have the infections you describe. But, it is easy to test and then you can stop worrying. ...Read more

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Can gential herpes be transferred by semen?

Can gential herpes be transferred by semen?

NO: Herpes is transmitted through a "skin to skin" contact, and thus if one has genital herpes, it can be transmitted sexually. Outbreaks with open sores certainly increases the risk of transmission greatly. Condom use can profoundly decrease the risk of transmission, but is not 100% effective. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does baking soda help clear up gential herpes?

Does baking soda help clear up gential herpes?

No: Outbreaks of genital herpes are treated with antiviral agents, such as acyclovir, famciclovir, or valacyclovir. The duration of therapy is usually 7-10 days. These medications are also used for long-term suppressive therapy. Baking soda should have no effect on the lesions or duration of the episode. Sometimes women with painful urination resulting from the lesions may benefit from a sitz bath. ...Read more

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Best ways to keep gential herpes dormant or less severe?

Get script of anti-: Virals from your doctor and take daily suppressive dose which decreses your risk of shedding to 1 out 365 days a year ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between gential warts and herpes?

How can you tell the difference between gential warts and herpes?

By exam: They really do not look anything alike or have similar symptoms so these would not likely be confused. Herpes causes a itchy or painful ulcerated lesion. A doctor with experience should be able to tell these two apart. ...Read more

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Is there different stages of gential herpes that causes your medication to be unable to prevent a break out or make a break out less painful?

Is there different stages of gential herpes that causes your medication to be unable to prevent a break out or make a break out less painful?

Herpes simplex: These recurrences may or may not be shortened or reduced in frequency by Acyclovir or its salts. The severity of these can also be highly variable. ...Read more

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Can you die from gential herpes? Can HSV be that serious

Can you die from gential herpes? Can HSV be that serious

No: It would be very unlikely. Sometimes when patients have comorbidities like hiv, then they are more susceptible to viral infections such as the herpes infection. There is such a thing as systemic herpes. But that would be exceedingly rare in a non-immunocompromised person. The best way to fend off an outbreak is to get good sleep eat well and exercise. ...Read more

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Is gential herpes come in forms of bumps on the infected area?

Is gential herpes come in forms of bumps on the infected area?

Herpes: Herpes outbreaks are very painful blisters clustered usually around a single patch of skin. With time the skin on the top of the blisters sloughs off and this leaves tender raw skin as an open lesion. ...Read more

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How to know you have herpes genital?

How to know you have herpes genital?

Exam: Easy to diagnose clinically. We can also do blood test, or viral culture from blisters. ...Read more