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Does Herpes Has A Cure And If Not Can I Still Have Sex With My Partner
I have just revently found out I have herpes 1, I have never had any outbreak, can I still give oral sex to my partner?
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
Had herpes almost 2 years ago, new partner but he wants to have sex unprotected. Can I still pass it on?
YES: Oooh yes. Tell him that it may change his mind. ...Read more
When diagnosed with herpes 2 (vaginal) can you still have protected sex with partner that is not affected? With no signs of o/b can condoms protect?
Herpes Vaginal: Yes. If your infection is inside your vagina then a condom would protect your partner. ...Read more
1st sex partner left me with anal & vaginal intense burning, strong fecal odor that then turned into a fishy odor, still in anus, sounds like herpes?
Partner & I both have genital herpes, can we still have sex if one of us has an outbreak? Not cause of exposure; more like, will it make it worse?
See below: As long as the relationship is monogamous, both partners have the same type of herpes infection (s) (known as a seroconcordant couple), and both partners are free of other sexually transmitted infections, it's not necessary to use barrier methods like condoms or dental dams. Friction can aggravate herpes sores and slow healing, so you may want to avoid having sex when one of you has an outbreak. ...Read more
If your partner has the herpes virus already is it safe to still have sex if your blisters are about 90% healed?
Noticed brown shiny spot on penis head. 2 DRs say irritation frm wiping frm mastrbating. 1 sex partner. No pain/puss. HPV or Herpes? How to cure it?
Probably not serious: For sure this isn't herpes. I suppose it could be HPV, but a new HPV lesion would be rare at your age of 39. There are many possibilities, and the large majority of skin problems of teh penis are not STDs and aren't serious. Since two doctors apparently aren't certain, consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Yes, and keep in mind that herpes is certainly contagious. See your doctor and discuss medications that might help. Also, have a discussion with your sex partners. It they are already positive for herpes, as well, then there is much less to worry about. Best of luck to you. ...Read more
Hv had oral herpes since 12. Am now able to cntrol and avoid breakouts. Can I have oral sex with my partner?
Barrier protection: The safest way would be with barrier protection, such as condoms. ...Read more
If I had sex with my partner and two days later he get a genital blister. Does that mean I have herpes?
Not necessarily: He will need to be examined and the blister cultured for a positive diagnosis. If you don't know you have herpes and you have no symptoms, it is less likely that he would acquire herpes virus from you. Also, it generally takes about a week after sexual contact to have herpes lesion appear. ...Read more
Oral sex and herpes: Herpes can be transmitted to a partner if there is contact with the area where the eruption is. Unfortunately there can be shedding of herpes virus from the mucous membranes even if no sore is present. Taking antiviral medications daily helps decrease the shedding of virus but does not eliminate it totally. The highest risk of transmission is when the herpes eruption is present. ...Read more
Risk: The decision is up to you and your partner. You can discuss it and take Valacyclovir to reduce the chance of transmission. Avoid sex if you feel symptoms without outbreak. Shaving can also cause an outbreak or expression even if you are on suppressive therapy. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/herpes/stdfact-herpes. Htm ...Read more
Few days to..: A percentage of people that contract herpes never have an outbreak. Or they may become infected, and experience their first outbreak months or years after exposure. After initial exposure, some people experience flu-like symptoms, or they may begin to notice blister formation on the mouth or genitals. So, it varies greatly, and could be from a few days to years! ...Read more
Can I still have unpretected sex with herpes without infecting anyone else if there's no outbreaks?
I Have herpes. But have not had an outbreak In over 10 years........ can I still pass it on to my Partner?
Should I get tested for herpes if in past I had a lot sex partners never had symptoms. Current partner of 5 yrs also has no symptoms?
STDs: You should be tested for several STDs including syphilis and HIV among others. There are many that can remain without symptoms but continue to progress and do damage to your body. Anyone entering into an unprotected sexual relationship should have their partner tested first, and you should be tested not only for your benefit but your partner's. Stay well, be careful. It is dangerous out there. ...Read more
In my teenage years around 5 or 6 yes ago I had alot of sex partners but I don't have any symptoms of herpes as of now...what do I do?
Clarify: So are you worried because you've had herpes in the past? Exposed to herpes in the past but never had symptoms? Don't know if you were exposed and are concerned that you may have been? The best way to deal with your concerns is to have a conversation with your doctor or have live conversation here on HealthTap. More information is needed to completely address your fears. ...Read more
Person doesn't know if they have herpes, there was never significant symptoms, should they abstain from sex at the risk of a partner's possible reaction?
If a female has herpes and is not having an out break and she has protected sex can he still get it? Also can it be spread by fluids down there from touching a female then the male area?
Yes: The virus causing herpes in the genitals can "shed" and "spread" just before there is an outbreak. You can protect your partner by using a rubber condom, but avoiding sex at times you feel an outbreak is coming on is wise. See your doctor about daily antiviral medication to reduce your outbreaks and your infection risk. Be faithful to an annual female exam to learn about new medical helps. ...Read more
Hope: Hope that you don't get infected and use a condom in the future ...Read more
Might someone have herpes and have unprotected sex for 3 years before spreading it to your partner?
Yes indeed: This is very common. Studies show that in monogmous couples in which one has genital HSV2, who have unprotected vaginal sex 2-3 times a week, transmission occurs in about 5% of couples per year (1 in 20). It works out to about one transmission per 1, 000 sexual exposures. This low rate assumes no sex during obvious outbreaks. For HSV1 from a partner's oral herpes, transmission is even rarer. ...Read more
Can you still have oral and vaginal sex if you have herpes and is not currently having an outbreak?
Can you tell me if I have herpes but not any symptoms and we don't use a condom can my partner still get it?
Would special circumstances of normal person getting herpes antibody test would be if I had a lot of sex partners?
Hi, is there any chance that u have not contacted (sex/kiss) any person with herpes and still get it. Does unhygienic habits lead to herpes?
Yes and no.: Most people catch herpes type 1 by the time they are 20. This is the virus that causes cold sores of the mouth. In some cases, the virus can be transferred from the mouth to the genitals by what we call "auto-inoculation". This can happen if a person uses their spit as as lubricant for masturbation for example. Unhygienic habits does not cause herpes. ...Read more
I think I have herpes, it's terrifying but I need to know if I can ever have unprotected sex to try and have children without infecting my partner?
First get checked: Before you drive yourself crazy, get a test for herpes, than depending on the results, sit down with your dr. And discuss the future you will have and what you will need to do to prevent the spread of infection. There are also several medications that can help you if positive for genital herpes. ...Read more
what are the special cercumstan a normal perso should take an herpes antibody test? If its sex partners. I've had kinda a lot. NVR had breakou I think
Marriage: One example is when 2 people get married. If one of them has outbreaks of herpes, and the other one doesn't, the couple can visit their primary care doctors to talk about the situation. The person who does NOT have outbreaks can get his or her blood tested to see if there is already immunity to his or her spouse's herpes. The spouse who HAS outbreaks can test to see if it is type 1 or 2 herpes. ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Fairly safe, but not foolproof.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you have unprotected sex while having herpes but not during an outbreak, can you still transmitt it?
Yes: Yes, if for no other reason than not all hepres 'outbreaks' are noticed by the afflicted! ...Read more
My partner has herpes but says he has never has any symptoms. Is it safe for me to receive unprotected oral sex?
Test came back negative for herpes, but could still be herpes or shingles on buttcrack. Not sure whether I have to tell partners??
Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more
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