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If you gave genital herpes on penis, and receive oral sex will that person contract herpes? If so how long will it take to show up

If you gave genital herpes on penis, and receive oral sex will that person contract herpes? If so how long will it take to show up

Likely your partner : Will contract oral herpes whether or not there are active lesions. Symptoms may appear within 7-10 days from time of exposure. http://www.herpes.com/hsv1-2.html http://www.Ehow.Com/about_5102051_herpes-simplex.Html#page=6. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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I talked to you the other day about genital herpes. My penis has been irritated near the tip for the last 3 weeks. I have a picture of what looks lik?

I talked to you the other day about genital herpes. My penis has been irritated near the tip for the last 3 weeks.  I have a picture of what looks lik?

I suggest a consult: with a physician in your state online or at an urgent care center: if you have had unprotected intercourse you must be checked for STD. ...Read more

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Do I have some harmless bumps on my penis or is it genital herpes?

Unknown: This requires a look-a "bump" to you may be a vesicle, papule, cyst, or a multitude of other things to us.Please see a dr for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Chances a painless recurring spot on penis is genital herpes? Every 5-7 weeks a single spot shows in exact same place then goes away. Unknown status

Not real likely: A painless spot is more likely to be syphillis actually and since we don't see Chancre's much anymore they are commonly missed. ...Read more

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Can i get oral herpes from my bf if he has genital herpes on the tip of his penis around the edge of the tip?

Yes: You can share herpetic infections oral and genital by contact. The virus is always present but not always active. Herpes is highly contagious in its active form. ...Read more

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Can I get genital herpes from a guy who fingered me. He touched his penis then fingered me, but didn't have an outbreak.

Can I get genital herpes from a guy who fingered me. He touched his penis then fingered me, but didn't have an outbreak.

Doubtful: usually spread through intercourse and sexual secretions inside of you. Not a bad idea to use condoms. ...Read more

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Could I have gotten genital herpes from my boyfriend after he smoothed down his penis then out the condom on? I'm very worried

Could I have gotten genital herpes from my boyfriend after he smoothed down his penis then out the condom on? I'm very worried

YES: Yes genital herpes are contagous always use a condom He can also decrease the risk of spreading HERPES by taking a medication every day to supress herpes like VALTREX (valacyclovir) OR ACYCLOVIR ...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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Genital Herpes (Definition)

This is a skin and mucous membrane infection of the soft tissues of the genitals, either male or female. It is caused by a virus called herpes simplex and transmitted person to person by direct contact. It produces small blister-like lesions which break down and form shallow ulcers which are ...Read more