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Herpes Simplex 2 Outbreaks
Can the first outbreak of herpes simplex 2 always appear with in the first month of contracting it?
Can vary: First outbreak of hsv-2 can vary from happening within 2-12 days post exposure, to longer than that for some. ...Read more
I have herpes simplex 2, but I rarely have any major outbreaks. Now I got bumps that are red, itchy, and swollen. Is this a outbreak? In my pubic area
Over 2 months ago I had sex with someone who was diagnosed with herpes simplex 2. No blisters, but a week later slight fever. No outbreak used condom.
Possibly.: Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection are usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure ; consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix ; they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. The fluid in the lesions is very contagious. Some people contract herpes simplex 2 without symptoms. ...Read more
Ever been at risk?: You don't say why you're wondering but you should know that anyone who has had sexual contact with an infected person can contract herpes. Hsv2 usually shows up in the genital area so, be on the lookout for sores, fissures and ulcers. If you want to be sure, a provider can test your blood for antibodies that show you've been exposed and examine you for signs of active disease. Don't pass it on. ...Read more
It isn't: These viruses are very similar except that type I usually infects around the mouth and type ii around the genitalia. ...Read more
Not to worry: It is spread by intimate contact.Get a more detailed answer ›
2 to 7 days: Will take less than a wk to hepes simplex ii infection, once get infected stays in the body for ever, anti viral drug Acyclovir will not cure but will help in acute attacks (break outs). If you are infected like 30 million american, you must inform your partner, use of condoms will reduce the incidence bur will not prevent 100%, almost half million new cases are added in usa. ...Read more
If your partner has herpes simplex 2, and he/she kisses you, can you be infected with herpes as well?
Yes: Hsv-2 is not a contraindication for blood donation. ...Read more
Please advise what is the difference between herpes simplex 1, herpes simplex 2 and gential herpes?
I want to know what is the difference between herpes simplex 1, herpes simplex 2 and gential herpes?
See Link: Http://www. Happy-with-herpes. Com/herpes-in-mouth-symptoms. Html.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is impetigo caused by herpes simplex 2? Or can it be a cause? Or is impetigo simply from bacteria?
Bacteria: Impetigo is usually either strep or staph skin germs. Hs1 is a dna virus that often triggers cycles of skin disruption in specific places like the "cold sore". A swab of a hs1 site can often be contaminated with skin bacteria, but they are not the trigger, they are just feasting on any serum left around the site. There can be some similarities in how the two look. ...Read more
Usually, yes: Herpes, gonorrhea, hiv, and human papilloma virus, are usually tested for in initial screening, among other things (like diabetes) during the first trimester visits. Usually, though, it is just a herpes virus screen, which includes herpes type I and ii, rather than separating them out. ...Read more
BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
I got lab results: herpes simplex 1 IgG 29.4, herpes simplex 2 IgG 13.7 both positive, but herpes simplex 1 & 2 ivm negative <0.5 what does this mean?
Can I get herpes simplex 2 on my vagina from having oral sex that has herpes simplex 1 on their mouth?
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