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How Do You Keep From Spreading Herpes
Avoid contact: Thank you for asking. Herpes simplex virus, or hsv, causes both oral (cold sores) and genital sores. Genital herpes is spread by touch (whether or not there are sores at the time) so the best way to prevent the spread of it is to avoid sexual contact with someone who is infected with it. Condoms and daily medications can lower but don't totally prevent its spread. Go to www.Cdc.Gov for more info. ...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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very unlikely: Transfer of herpes from one part of the body to another is called auto-inoculation. It sometimes occurs during someone's first infection with the virus, but after a few months, the immune system prevents new infections with the same virus, anywhere on the body. Use common sense hygiene and avoid rubbing your eyes during an outbreak of oral or genital herpes. Otherwise don't worry about it. ...Read more
Herpes Simplex Virus: The herpes simplex virus-1 is most often the cause of cold sores. It can be spread to the mouth or lips through activities like kissing. It can spread to the genitals by mouth to genital contact or genital to genital contact. Herpes simplex virus -2 can be spread through vaginal, anal ; oral sex. ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Herpes simplex is a virus that you catch from someone who is infected with it. Most transmission occurs when persons shed virus but lack lesions. Usually skin-skin, skin-mucosa contact. Hsv is inactivated promptly at room temperature. Aerosol or fomitic spread unlikely. Infection occurs via inoculation onto susceptible mucosal surface or break in skin. ...Read more
No: Here's requires intimate contact with the lesion . ...Read more
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