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Herpes On Penis
If someone is exposed to herpes on the base of penis since penis is covered by condom, can he have herpes on penis head but not at place he might be exposed to? No tears of condom.
Yes: If you think you caught something see a DR. But the risk of infection from this is not very high. ...Read more
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
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
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?
If you have a herpes on your penis and have no medication or insurance is there anything you can put on it to make it go away faster?
No: You need an antiviral medication. Spend the money to see an md and get the appropriate medication. ...Read more
I get these lesion looking things that look like herpes on my penis but I don't think it is. I get them and they go away and comeback. Looks like scabes? Help! I'm scared
If a bump appeared with no symptoms of herpes on a penis shaft. Is now just hard and very small. What could this be? It's barely visible
Penile Bumps: The most common pain free bumps that occur on a penis are warts and sebaceous cysts. ...Read more
Herpes started on penis 8 years ago I get 1 a month. Moved to anus 5 years ago. Now moved to below buttocks, and red streak in groin nodes. Why does it keep moving to different parts of body.
Virus spreads: Heroes or hsv comes in type 1 ; 2. Type 1 is less virulent less spread and typically a single reoccurring blister. Type 2 more likely spreads and has several blisters. To avoid either type from spreading or infecting partner should take antiviral (valtrex (valacyclovir) or acyclovir) if having blisters more than 3 times a year should stay on the meds daily for suppression a year or two so gets immunity. ...Read more
If my girlfriend has a cold sore on her mouth and gives me oral sex will I get herpes on my penis?
While in Germany I went to a Urologist who diagnosed me with genital herpes on the penis glands (Head). I was prescribed Aciclovir cream which I read shouldn't be used on glands? Is this true? As I am not seeing any improvement either.
Genital HSV 2 infection is best treated with oral Acyclovir 400 mg every 4 hours five times daily for 10 days to decrease viral shedding time and if treated within 48 hours of symptoms can sometimes abort the infection.
Oral Acyclovir is best used for HSV 1 mild lip infections, Oral is better for treatment of both HSV 1 and HSV 2 (Oral and Genital) ...Read more
Hello Dr. I have some times herpes (feverblister) on my penis and after about one week it's be good what am I doing?
Possible...: Generally speaking, herpetic outbreak with visible lesions is the prime time to be contagious and infectious, but not at 100%. Remember being exposed to doesn't equate to contracting it; contracting it doesn't mean going to develop its related disease. So, life is a chnaging, adjusting dynamic process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty for survival, growth... ...Read more
Yes, altho the risk: Is lower than it would be if you had actual vaginal intercourse. The risk is higher when your partner has sores, but it can be transmitted even when your partner doesn't have visible sores. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Hello doctor my husband have like very small herpes next to his penis we don't know what is it we don't know what we should do pleas we need you help?
STD?: Your husband needs to see a healthcare professional. When talking about lesions of the skin (regardless of where the are) one MUST look at them. Too many possibilities to discuss here. Good luck. ...Read more
Herpes/intercourse: First of all, if know you have herpes, you should never have unprotected sex (use a condom). This applies to both genital as well as oral sex. Transmission of the herpes virus is a constant risk, even if there is not an active, open sore. So, in this sense, the harm would be transmission of the virus to your partner. Since there are various strains of the virus, you could super-infect a partner. ...Read more
Need doctor help! Is male genital herpes only on the penis itself or can it be located in the pubic area as well?
After rough oral sex I saw herpes bumps on his penis. What's the chance of throat and mouth getting herpes? I rinsed and cleaned mouth with Listerine.
Significant: Significant chance. Unlikely Listerine will help.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probablyl not: Usually, a herpes outbreak will begin with a burning or tingling sensation of the skin, then progress to painful, blisters, usually with a base of pink or red skin beneath the blisters. The blisters usually occur in groups, (but can be singular). A single, painless white dot on penis does not sound typical of a herpes outbreak. ...Read more