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I am in a monogamous relationship, am I safe from herpes?

I am in a monogamous relationship, am I safe from herpes?

Maybe not: Two people in a monogamous relationship must both start out free of herpes. That means "the couple" is herpes-free. Then, each partner must stay monogamous in order for herpes to not enter the couple's relationship by way of a third party. However, most adults already have herpes type 1 (but not herpes type 2) even if they don't get cold sores. Either type can cause oral or genital herpes. ...Read more

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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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Can sweat and panty liner irritation/rubbing during sport cause vaginal blisters? No history of herpes same partner for a while monogamous relationshi

Can sweat and panty liner irritation/rubbing during sport cause vaginal blisters? No history of herpes same partner for a while monogamous relationshi

Theoretically: But I'd still obtain swab cultures. Unfortunately, people can shed the HSV1 and HSV2 strains with no blisters/vesicles present. Meantime, gentle soap like Ivory, topical bacitracin cream, 100% cotton undies, and abstinence. ...Read more

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If I have type 1 herpes, can I have a normal relationship?

If I have type 1 herpes, can I have a normal relationship?

Yes.: Remember type 1 herpes can affect both mouth and gentials. Keep medication handy and suppress a lesion immediately. Talk to your doctor about chronic remitive therapy! ...Read more

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I wanted to know the relationship between herpes and hiv?

I wanted to know the relationship between herpes and hiv?

...: Herpes can cause sores on the skin or in the lining of mouth, vagina or rectum. If either person is infected with hiv, there is an increased risk of HIV transmission. ...Read more

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I just found out I have oral herpes. What are the chances that the last person i had a sexual relationship with does not have herpes?

I just found out I have oral herpes. What are the chances that the last person i had a sexual relationship with does not have herpes?

Minimal: Oral herpes is usually due to the virus hsv 1. Genital herpes is due to hsv2. Most people have been exposed to hsv1 in early childhood, and this is not sexually transmitted. Hsv 2 is an std and can be transmitted even if the infected person has no active symptoms. Most herpes outbreaks don't require to, but if you have many, painful lesions a dr can prescribe antiviral for symptoms, not cure. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a doctor to tell how long you have had herpes i was asking because I have been in a relationship for a long time and recently found out i had herpes and if its possible that my boyfriend is lying and has cheated on me

Is it possible for a doctor to tell how long you have had herpes i was asking because I have been in a relationship for a long time and recently found out i had herpes and if its possible that my boyfriend is lying and has cheated on me

Don't be so sure: If you "just found out"... did you perhaps have a positive test for herpes 2 (almost everybody has herpes 1) antibodies, but have never had symptoms on yourself? The test is far from 100% accurate. If you've never had an outbreak, perhaps you're a false positive. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the relationship between cold sores and herpes simplex?

Most cold sores are: Caused by herpes simplex virus 1. However there are some oral sores that are caused by herpes simplex virus 2. ...Read more

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How long is incubation period for chylmadia and herpes 1. Married. Had previous relationship before i met my husband.

How long is incubation period for chylmadia and herpes 1.  Married. Had previous relationship before i met my husband.

STDs: Herpes one or "herpes simplex" is found in about 75% of humans and is usually transmitted during childhood from other family members. Once you are infected with herpes you are always infected with herpes. Chlamydia is instantly caught. There is no incubation period. Symptoms from chlamydia, if they arrive usually come on day three to five post exposure. ...Read more