Top
20
Doctor insights on: If You Have Genital Herpes Can You Get Oral Herpes

Share
1

1
Can you have sex if you have genital herpes?

Can you have sex if you have genital herpes?

Shouldn't: You certainly can, but you shouldn't while you have an active lesion. If you have no lesion, your partner should use a condom to lessen the chance of him contracting the infection. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


2

2
Can you get oral herpes and not vaginal herpes?

Can you get oral herpes and not vaginal herpes?

Yes: Genital herpes is a disease caused by the herpes simplex virus (hsv), of which there are two types. Type 1 (hsv-1) usually causes oral herpes, an infection of the lips and mouth. In the past, hsv-1 was not known to cause genital herpes, but that is changing, especially among people who begin having sex at a young age. Still, in most cases, genital herpes is caused by hsv-2 herpes virus. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Can you spread genital herpes if you don't have an outbreak?

Can you spread genital herpes if you don't have an outbreak?

GENITAL HERPES: Yes. You can spread genital herpes if you don't have an outbreak. The viruses can still be aroud even if you do not see them. ...Read more

5

5
If you get cold sores, should you tell partners that you could give then genital herpes if you give them oral sex?

HV 1 or 2 ?: Oral herpes is a common infection of the mouth area. It is caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (hsv-1). There are two types of hsv, termed hsv-1 and hsv-2. See links for more information: 1) http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/oral_herpes/article_em.Htm 2) http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000606.Htm. ...Read more

7

7
If you have hsv-2 and someone performed oral on you can they contract genital herpes.?

Yes.: Hsv-2 is the virus which causes genital herpes. It can infect the facial area which is the home of hsv-1. Conversely a person can transmit hsv-1 to your genitals if you let them. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Can you get genital herpes if you're a virgin?

Can you get genital herpes if you're a virgin?

It depends: This depends in part on what you mean by "virgin". Oral sex can transmit herpes (due to herpes simplex virus type 1, i.e. HSV1). If you consider yourself a virgin after having only oral sex, but no penile penetration into the vagina, you can get herpes as a virgin. ...Read more

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:
9

9
If you have genital herpes do you have hiv?

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:
If you have genital herpes do you have hiv?

Not necessarily: Genital herpes is caused by hsv, a different virus than hiv. However, that doesn't mean you might not have contracted HIV as well. See your primary care doctor for testing. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can you have genital herpes and not hiv?

Can you have genital herpes and not hiv?

Yes: But if you do have herpes, be sure to be tested for all other sexually transmitted diseases. They are not all curable, but they are all treatable. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
11

11
Can you get HSV 1 genitally if you already have it orally? Or are you immuned?

Can you get HSV 1 genitally if you already have it orally? Or are you immuned?

Yes: Hsv 1 and 2 are now common both orally and genitally. Once you have the virus, you will always have the virus and have the possibility of recurrent outbreaks. It is also possible to contract hsv2 even if you already have hsv1. ...Read more

12

12
If you already have hsv1 and get cold sores, can you get hsv1 genitally from oral sex? Or are you not able to since you already have hsv1?

If you already have hsv1 and get cold sores, can you get hsv1 genitally from oral sex? Or are you not able to since you already have hsv1?

Herpes: You cannot get the same infection a second time. But there is a different herpes known as herpes type two that you are at risk for if exposed to it. ...Read more

13

13
Was wondering if you have genital herpes can it turn to oral herpes?

According to the: Cdc ' if a person with genital herpes touches their sores or the fluids from the sores, they may transfer herpes to another part of the body.'. Although the herpes will not change type it could be spread to the mouth. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Can you give someone genital herpes through oral sex if you don't currently have any lip sores?

Can you give someone genital herpes through oral sex if you don't currently have any lip sores?

Unlikely, but: The virus can be shedding and contagious if there are any symptoms of herpes. Just before the lesions appear, most people experience tingling or burning in the area. At that time, it is contagious. ...Read more

15

15
Can you have oral sex with genital herpes?

Can you have oral sex with genital herpes?

See below: You can, but you shouldn't if there is an active outbreak. Herpes can be transmitted via genital-genital, oral-genital, and oral-oral contact. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Can you have both hsv1& HSV 2 genitally? If so will you have an outbreak when you catch hsv2?

Possibly: You can absolutely have both types of herpes simultaneously and both could be genital, both oral, one oral and one genital, etc. It also can occur that when you contract the second one the first might flare due to stress and altered immunity. If you are dealing with herpes, know that while we cannot cure it, it is very manageable for most with medications. Consult your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

18

18
If you already have Oral HSV1, can you also obtain Oral HSV2?

If you already have Oral HSV1, can you also obtain Oral HSV2?

Herpes 2: Yes herpes II is genital herpes so you can get it in your mouth from oral sex. it is just like you have chickenpox ( which is a herpes virus ) and herpes I. To prevent outbreaks take lysine 500 mg a day and if you have an outbreak increase it to 1500 mg q day ...Read more

19

19
How can you know if you have HPV genital warts?

How can you know if you have HPV genital warts?

See a doctor: Physical examination by a skilled healthcare provider is the best place to start to determine if you may have genital warts. The human papillomavirus (hpv) can cause warts on the penis, scrotum, anus, vulva, vagina, and cervix. These may be visible. Tests such as the pap test and hpv dna tests can also be performed in laboratories to see if hpv is present. Hope this helps. ...Read more

20

20
If you have genital warts do you have hiv?

If you have genital warts do you have hiv?

No: Genital warts are caused by human papilloma virus, not hiv. They are two totally different viruses. That said folks with HIV are more prone to warts due to lowered immunity, and those with sexual practices which expose them to genital warts ( unprotected sex, unsafe sex, etc) exposé themselves to a greater chance to contract hiv. Be careful and practice safe sex. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

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


Dr. David Kurss
323 doctors shared insights

Genital Herpes (Definition)

A skin and mucous membrane infection of the soft tissues of the genitals, either male or female. It is caused by a virus called herpes simplex and transmitted person to person by direct contact. It produces small blister-like lesions which break down and form shallow ulcers which are ...Read more