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Herpes In Women
A friend of mine has herpes and thinks it's funny to spread it to girls he meets at the bar - what can I do?
Educate him about it: Herpes is a serious infection especially in women and more so in unsuspecting women who may be pregnant. It is a juvenile and dangerous thing to do. That's where education comes in. Get information and tell him to read it then ask if he still thinks it funny to behave that way. I doubt he would laugh if it happened to a family member of his. All the information you need is easily available. ...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
So not ok. Mad. Got vaginal herpes diagnosed. So question, I need help girls--what do I tell hiim!?
Disclosing Herpes: Here are a few tips. 1. Got herpes? Get a blood test to prove which herpes virus it is. 2. Know that facts. 74% of americans have herpes type one and 26% of american's have type two. 3. Up to 90% of people with herpes do not have outbreaks. Everyone must get tested. 4. Contagiousness can be found even if you do not have an outbreak..And that goes for "him" as well. Don't get mad. Get educated. ...Read more
In a nutshell, i took this girls virginity 6 months ago and now she has herpes. Shes only had intercourse with me. Do I have it?
Get Tested: Get your blood work done to check for hsv1 & hsv2 serologies- if they are positive, you could have given it to her. See my article below, and meet with your primary care doc or infectious disease doctor. http://www.lasvegasdermatology.com/in-the-media/its-not-a-cold-sore-its-herpes. ...Read more
What should I do if I have three bumps on my upper lip and don't know if I have herpes. I kissed two girls'm a girl) and I don't know if I have herpes?
I'm 21 years old I kissed 2 girls 3 weeks ago I felt a lip tingle 2 later I have no blisters just dry lips and an inside lump is this herpes?
Virus family: Herpes is a family of viruses characterized by small blister-like (vesicles) rash & by staying in the body until triggered again. Most common ones are herpes simplex i & ii which cause cold sores and genital sores. Chickenpox is a herpes virus that can reappear later in life as shingles. Epstein-barr & cytomegalovirus, roseola virus, & cause of kaposi's sarcoma are all herpes viruses. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lots: There are 8 that affect humans. 1 and 2 are the ones people most commonly think about that cause oral and genital lesions. Chickenpox is another type. EBV is another that causes mononucleosis. CMV is another type that can cause many different symptoms.6 causes sixth disease a childhood febrile illness.7 mostly is benign. 8 is mostly commonly known for a type of cancer associated with AIDS ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HERPES SYMPTOMS: I am assuming you mean herpes simplex commonly known as cold sores. Symptoms are itching and burning, blisters located mainly on the lips and face, also on the genital areas. Occasionally on the fingers, buttocks, and other areas of the skin. Highly contagious. Caused by viruses. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Painful ulcers: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area (boxer short distribution). Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some hope: I agree with dr. Irizarry's comments with one bit of hope. While there is no promised cure and you are contagious even when there is no outbreak, there was a study showing that daily suppressive therapy for 6 months may provide a "cure". That means that instead of taking antiviral medication only when you have an outbreak, you take a lower dose for 6 mos, then stop, and may not get it again. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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