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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
Yes if no outbreaks: Vaginal delivery is the recommended route of delivery unless you have an active herpes outbreak while you in labor. If there is an active outbreak at that time then a c section should be done. Risk can be decreased by taking prescription medication called valtrex once daily starting at 36 weeks gestation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I just found out that my friend has Herpes but she said it was only vaginal. However, we shared drinks and I'm wondering if i could have it. ?
I have herpes type one should I be worried about touching my vaginal area in getting it that way or I have none to worrie about ????
No worries: Transfer of HSV to a new site (autoinoculation) sometimes occurs during an initial HSV infection, but almost never with longstanding infections. With oral herpes more than 3 mo, the risk is near zero. Don't push your luck: during an oral HSV1 outbreak, wash hands frequently and avoid rubbing your eyes and vigorous genital contact (e.g. scratching). But even if you forget, really no risk. ...Read more
Can you still have oral and vaginal sex if you have herpes and is not currently having an outbreak?
Would I be able to feel herpes on vaginal wall? What would it feel like? And if so would it go away in 4 days?
Not always: If the lesion is deep in the inside of the vagina you may not be able to fell the out break. Some have symptoms of fatigue and not feeling well at the to time of an out break. If you think you have a lesion and can't confirm it, I suggest you take medicine for it every day to suppress a possible out break. This is called daily suppressive therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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