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If You Have Herpes 1 Can You Get Herpes 2
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
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
Can you get hsv2 if someone spits on you lip while talking to you? They had an active outbreak - don't know if its type 1 or 2.
Herpes: First and foremost at 25 you should have had a blood test by now to determine if you have previously been exposed to herpes. 90% of those with herpes do not have sores but can still be contagious. It is very unlikely but not impossible to get herpes as your described above. But, i would come down on the improbable side. Get your test. Know the new facts about herpes. ...Read more
I saw on another question on the site that you couldn't get herpes 1 if you got herpes 2, but if you had herpes 1 you could get herpes 2 ? True?
If you have herpies strand 1 and are not showing symptoms can you give your partner genital herpies?
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
If you get urethritis caused by hsv, but you get no outbreaks or never have, does this mean you have Herpes?
Please help! what happens if you are tested positive for herpes simplex 1.. Will you ever get outbreaks in your genitals?
Possibly: It's possible to get an outbreak of hsv-1 on your genital region if you contracted hsv-1 at the genital region. For instance, if someone with an oral hsv-1 lesion (cold sore) performed oral sex on your genitalia, they could potentially pass the hsv-1 to your genitals, making you susceptible for outbreaks of hsv-1 in your genital region. ...Read more
Complex: There are different types of herpes infections in humans. The genital herpes virus usually does not affect the eye, but it can and does. Please see a corneal specialist for further evaluation. Please also speak to your doctor about treatment which will lessen your outbreaks. Feel better. ...Read more
Can you still get your vagina waxed if you have herpes? Not an active outbreak but a history of genital herpes.
YES: Most waxing professionals use gloves and there should not be any issue if you are not having a breakout. ...Read more
Get a pelvic exam: It's not always easy to tell if it's a yeast infection vs herpes. If your only symptom is itching in the vaginal area it could be either. If there is thick white d/c then your doc can test this for yeast. If there is a sore, this can be cultured for herpes. If you think you may have been exposed to herpes, but there is no visible sore there is a blood test to detect if you have an infection too. ...Read more
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