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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

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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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I'm not sure, but should uninfected partner also take antiviral pills after sex with infected herpes partner?

I'm not sure, but should uninfected partner also take antiviral pills after sex with infected herpes partner?

Treat + partner: That might work, but what's more effective is for the infected partner to take medications chronically to help prevent transmission to a negative partner. ...Read more

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Possible to create herpes if you have a vaginal infection and have unprotected sex wit only one partner who has no herpes? No other sexual partners.

Possible to create herpes if you have a vaginal infection and have unprotected sex wit only one partner who has no herpes? No other sexual partners.

No: Humans cannot create herpes (nor create any other life form). It will be a really scary day when man figures out how to create life forms like bacteria or viruses! herpes only comes from somebody else's herpes, but it does not have to be a sexual type of contact. For example, lip "cold sores" are herpes, and most people got them through non-sexual contact. ...Read more

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Chance of getting herpes with no sexual intercourse?

Chance of getting herpes with no sexual intercourse?

There is a chance: You can acquire herpes ( i think you are referring to genital herpes ) if there is contact with active lesion like by rubbing against the genitalia that has the lesion . Particularly if there is any skin break in you, the chances are higher. ...Read more

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I have anal warts after unprotected anal sex with a monogamous parter. Both of us tested negative for STDs and HIV prior to becoming monogamous. ?

I have anal warts after unprotected anal sex with a monogamous parter. Both of us tested negative for STDs and HIV prior to becoming monogamous. ?

Warts not always: Warts are not always obvious, and can be at other locations, and possibly spread. This is what you can discuss with your physician. It is possible your partner has warts that are not visible ...Read more

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Can virgins who have not even had oral sex get genital herpes?

Can virgins who have not even had oral sex get genital herpes?

Unlikely: Genital herpes is predominantly spread by contact with parts that carry the virus (oral secretions, lips, penis etc). Without sexual foreplay and contact, you wont get genital herpes. Oral herpes can be acquired if you share drinks or liquids with someone who may have an infection and is shedding the virus Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Can you get genital herpes from having anal sex when neither partner has it?

Can you get genital herpes from having anal sex when neither partner has it?

Herpes is a: Viral infection, so if you are absolutely sure that neither partner has it, no. But you need to have blood tests to make sure that you or your partner never had infection, even if there are no open lesions now. ...Read more

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Can i contract syphilis without sexual intercourse or oral sex?

Yes, rarely: The rash of syphilis as well as the chancre (the initial ulcer) both contain bacteria and so touching either of these with ungloved hands or from genital-frontal contact without penetration can result in transmission. Anal sex can also transmit syphilis. ...Read more

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Can oral sex transmit hpv?

Can oral sex transmit hpv?

Yes: The hpv virus is very easily transmitted from person to person. Fingers, mouths, sharing sex toys without washing in between are all thought to be ways of transmitting hpv. ...Read more

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Will my partner contract HPV or genital warts through unprotected or oral sex even though mine have cleared up?

Will my partner contract HPV or genital warts through unprotected or oral sex even though mine have cleared up?

Here are some...: Many adults are HPV carriers with no visible HPV-related lesion on skin or mucosa. So, continue what you have been doing as long as both are free of symptoms or signs for STDs. If being in high risk for STD like ones with multiple partners, bisexual, anal, etc., be tested and counseled for safer sex practice. Note: Complete abstinence is the only way for prevention; that is life reality. ...Read more

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I have oral herpes can I preform oral sex on my partner that has gential herpes?

I have oral herpes can I preform oral sex on my partner that has gential herpes?

Better not: Oral herpes usually due to herpes type-1and genital herpes usually due to herpes type 2. So both of you may get infected with different types. However sometimes same strain may cause both infection. So it is not wise to practice oral sex when you have active infection. ...Read more

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I had gay oral sex with a man with condoms it will cause std's or hiv.

I had gay oral sex with a man with condoms it will cause std's or hiv.

Safer sex: This is the safest way to have oral sex. It is unlikely you will get any stis, and very unlikely you will get hiv. Regular testing is still important. Continue to use condoms consistently with oral or anal sex and stay safe. ...Read more

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Can STD's like: AIDs,HPV,Gonorrhea,syphlis transmit through external genital contact and no penetration -no sexual intercourse?

Can STD's like: AIDs,HPV,Gonorrhea,syphlis transmit through external genital contact and no penetration -no sexual intercourse?

Rarely for some STDs: Thanks for your question. Very low risk for all STDs and zero risk for some. No risk -- at least low enough to be ignored -- for STDs passed by genital fluids (gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV, hepatitis B). STDs that are transmitted skin-to-skin (herpes, HPV, syphilis) could be transmitted, but very rarely even for these. I hope this helps. Stay safe! ...Read more

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Can you still sexually transmit HSV 1 through oral sex?

Can you still sexually transmit HSV 1 through oral sex?

Yes: You can, though by the time people become sexually active, they've often already been infected with hsv-1. ...Read more

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1 sex partner.After initial sexual encounter fishy rectal odor, lip tingling. Tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia= negative?Fishy odor due to herpes?

Bacterial vaginosis: The fishy odor is usually due to an infection that is a mixture of many different bacteria, the common name is bacterial vaginosis, also call it bv. The causes are many, bringing bacteria from the rectum to the vagina. It is not classified as a std, but it can be transferred from one partner to the other. Women can develop this with out being sexually active, hence not a true std. ...Read more