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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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What are mild symptoms of herpes?

What are mild symptoms of herpes?

Tingling: Tingling, burning which then could progress to painful blisters and rash. Some people will have no symptoms but still have herpes. Please get checked if there is concern. ...Read more

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What are signs of herpes in men and women?

What are signs of herpes in men and women?

Blisters on red base: Painful or itchy blisters, usually in small clusters on a base of red skin, that eventually open up, leaving shallow ulcers. Typical locations are the genitals, the lips, or around the anus, but they can occur on other skin sites as well. ...Read more

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Is it harder for a woman to give herpes to a guy?

Is it harder for a woman to give herpes to a guy?

Herpes and Gender: No. Herpes is a virus. It is transmitted from skin to skin. It does not know gender. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs of herpes for a female?

What are some of the signs of herpes for a female?

Which type?: At the time of initial Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 infection a person may have fever, weakness, sore throat, painful lesions (most often on lips, around mouth, gums, tongue, cheeks), swollen & /or painful lymph nodes in neck. There may be a gray coating on the tongue. ...Read more

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What's the best way for a man to not give a women herpes?

What's the best way for a man to not give a women herpes?

Not have Herpes!: I am assuming you have herpes, since you would have not asked the question. Both type 1 and 2 herpes are not site specific, ie. Oral and genital types occur in both places. Viral contact with oral or genital areas is requisite. You can shed virus and not be aware of a lesion. Medications: valtex or Famvir (famciclovir) can lessen the likelyhood of transmission, as well as prevent outbreaks! Barrier protection! ...Read more

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If a woman has herpes and has a baby, does her baby automatically get the herpes?

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If a woman has herpes and has a baby, does her baby automatically get the herpes?

No: The chance for the newborn infant to contract herpes infection from the maternal birth canal depends upon how long mother has had the same infection. If the mother contracted herpes infection during her pregnancy, transmission rate is much higher compared to the mother who did before she got pregnant. ...Read more

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64 year old female. ....Non sexuallyy active......Contracted herpes 2...... What are possible ways of aquiring.......Thank you kindly?

64 year old female. ....Non sexuallyy active......Contracted herpes 2...... What are possible ways of aquiring.......Thank you kindly?

Old infection: The most likely explanation is that you acquired it some time in the past when you were sexually active, and just had a recent outbreak. ...Read more

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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 more

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Symptoms Of Gential Herpes In Women?

Symptoms Of Gential Herpes In Women?

Ulcerated lesion: Typically you will see multiple open lesion on the external genitals that may be weeping and eventually crust over. These lesions are typically painful. Often times you may notice flu-like symptoms about 1-2 weeks prior to the genital lesions. ...Read more

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If a woman has herpes, how long after sex would they appear?

If a woman has herpes, how long after sex would they appear?

If she has herpes...: If a man or a woman already has herpes, he or she may get an outbreak at anytime, before, during, or after sex. These recurrence lesions develop over a day or so, which means he or she would not say the lesions occurred DURING sex, unless the sex lasted all day long. Herpes lesions coming from a brand new genital infection, may happen from 2 days after sex to about 10 days after sex. ...Read more

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Can my partner perform oral sex on me if I have herpes but no outbreaks? I am a woman.

Can my partner perform oral sex on me if I have herpes but no outbreaks? I am a woman.

Risk: The decision is up to you and your partner. You can discuss it and take Valacyclovir to reduce the chance of transmission. Avoid sex if you feel symptoms without outbreak. Shaving can also cause an outbreak or expression even if you are on suppressive therapy. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/herpes/stdfact-herpes. Htm ...Read more

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Are herpes sores always painful? Are they sometimes mild? If so how. Need to know straight answer

Are herpes sores always painful? Are they sometimes mild? If so how. Need to know straight answer

Herpes: Some people do not have pain with a herpes outbreak or it can be very mild. If this happens your doctor may suggest taking medication everyday to decrease the chances of transfering it. ...Read more

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I have an appointment tomorrow morning; I'm pretty sure I have herpes. I'm female. Can I sleep with a tissue there and help it from spreading?

I have an appointment tomorrow morning; I'm pretty sure I have herpes. I'm female. Can I sleep with a tissue there and help it from spreading?

Oral herpes: You could certainly sleep with a tissue over your lip. Do not scratch or squeeze any lesions and get a good night's sleep before your appointment. ...Read more

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Does mild herpes look ike a rash?

Does mild herpes look ike a rash?

Rash: This term is a layman's expression for anything occurring on the surface of the skin. You must describe the nature of the lesion and the history that goes with its occurrence to begin to diagnose it, and without actually seeing it, it is impossible to diagnose. It would be very atypical for herpes to appear like this. ...Read more

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Do pregnant women get tested for herpes?

Do pregnant women get tested for herpes?

Sometimes: It is not routine to test for herpes during pregnancy. However, iit is certainly done when indicated. ...Read more

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Can a woman with herpes do artificial insemination?

Can a woman with herpes do artificial insemination?

Yes: An active herpes outbreak is only a concern at the time of vaginal delivery.
An initial herpes infection would not be good during the pregnancy, but recurrent outbreaks are usually not problems for the baby. ...Read more

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