Can someone with skin herpes transmit genital herpes?

Yes. If you have a herpetiform lesion on your skin, it is teeming with virus; if it touches mucosa, you can spread it (oral or genital!).

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Can a person with skin herpes give genital herpes?

Herpes. What is genital herpes? Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (hsv-1) or type 2 (hsv-2). Most genital herpes is caused by hsv-2. Most individuals have no or only minimal signs or symptoms from hsv-1 or hsv-2 infection. When signs do occur, they typically appear as one or more blisters on or around the genitals or rectum. Read more...

I have been diagnosed with genital herpes. What am I prohibited to do or eat to prevent symptoms or skin breakouts?

Stress. Stress from other illnesses, or emotional can weaken the immune system enough to cause a flare up . No specific triggers though. Read more...
Try to avoid stress. There aren't any foods or activities that are known to cause a herpes outbreak. However, living a low-stress life may help. That means eating the foods one can feel happy about eating, and doing the activities one can feel happy about doing. If needed, one can ask a primary care doctor for daily antiviral preventive therapy. Read more...

Can genital herpes be painless and skin colored on the head of penis?

Warts. Painless skin colored bumps on the head of the penis are most likely a type of wart. Molluscum Contagiosum is a common sexually transmitted cause of this. See a doctor for evaluation and unless this turns out to be something else, always use condoms when having sex to avoid spreading it. Read more...
Nope. Herpes doesn't behave this way at all. Also, herpes lesions never remain unchanged for days at a time. They get inflamed, maximally in 2-3 days, then heal, always gone within 2 weeks. Herpes often recurs, but never more often than once a month, and between outbreaks there is nothing visible and no pain, discomfort, or anything else. Whatever you have, it isn't herpes. Read more...

I have small bumps around my vagina. They are the same color as the skin around them. My boyfriend is worried I have genital herpes. What is this?

No, But... Any changes in the skin texture or color in and around the vagina is concerning. However, genital herpes presents with vesicles basically fluid filled blisters. There will also be redness and in most cases pain long the affected area. The only way to be certain is by visiting your local physician for an exam. Abstinence or safe sex with one partner is the best way to prevent sexual infections. Read more...

I have a small bump its smooth under the head of my penis could this be genital herpes and I did get a cold I don't know if it was the flu help!

Asked and Answered. If you are truly positive your HIV doctor has already tested you for everything. I do not understand what psychological benefit you are getting out of repeatedly asking us the same questions here on health tap. Having watched you do this month in and month out makes me wonder about your emotional stability. I would advise you sign off of health tap and go see a real physician. It is past time. Read more...