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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...

My sister has herpes, isit possible that she can give it to me? Or isit only transferred through sexual intercourse?

Yes and No. Genital herpes is transmitted via sexual activities, because the infected person has the virus on his or her sex organs. Herpes in non-genital locations would thus be transmitted via non-sexual activities... but is also transmitted via sexual activities if a person does sexual activities with non-sexual parts of his or her body. Read more...

If you have herpes and give birth can the baby get herpes or can it only get passed on with sexual intercourse?

During birth. The baby can get herpes in the birth canal during delivery if the mom is shedding the virus or has a lesion. We use prophylaxis with antiviral meds a month before the baby is born to protect. Read more...

If one partner has herpes but no outbreak during intercourse how long after sexual intercourse will the other person have an outbreak?

Maybe, maybe not. 70% of people contract genital herpes when the partner does not have an outbreak. Taking antiviral meds will help to reduce the chance of passing it to your partner. As to when the other partner might have an outbreak, that is variable and when an outbreak occurs depends on may factors, such as stress and your immune system. Read more...

How does herpes affect sexual intercourse?

Herpes and sex. Both partners should be tested to see which herpes they have or do not have. Herpes can be transmitted when there is no sores so the partners need to discuss what risks that are willing to take...Especially if they do not know where they were infected. The positive partner can also go on valacyclovir to lower their viral shedding and be less contagious. Read more...
Depends. First make sure your partner is aware so it is not spread without their knowledge. If a person has active outbreak it can be painful for that person, but otherwise there is no issue. Read more...

Please explain if it is possible to get genital herpes without sexual intercourse?

Yes. Yes, it is possible, if the person who has herpes has active lesions and is in contact with your genital area. Read more...

Can a person get genital herpes in any other way except sexual intercourse with an infected partner?

Yes, oral sex. Genital herpes can be transmitted during oral sex and does not necessary require genital to genital contact. It can also be transmittely manually after hand contact with an infected lesion. Read more...

Virus of human papilloma can appeared one year after the sexual intercourse? Is white discharge and redness one of the symptoms?

HPV symptoms. The problem with hpv is that it does not reliable create any specific symptoms, that is why it is important to screen for it with a pap smear and reflex hpv testing. A white discharge, with itching and redness, is classic for symptoms of yeast, which is much more common than hpv. Read more...
Yes and No. The hpv can remains dormant for years. Sometimes it only shows on a pap smear, other times it can cause warty growths. It will not cause a discharge and redness. Read more...