Should not. You should not get the Mirena (levonorgestrel) if you are having active herpetic lesions. Once all the lesions are healed and you are assessed by your doctor, you should be able to get the mirena---provided that there is nothing else prevents you from getting it..
None, but... Keep the affected area as clean & dry as possible with optional use of topical agents and judicious use of oral pain medication to ease the associated pain, which will self resolve in 2-3 wks as usual for most patients. To ease and shorten its severity and course, take anti-viral drug like Valtrex with 24 hours of starting its prodromal symptoms.
Try lidocaine gel. Sold over the counter.
No. Absolutely not. I wish every question was as easy to answer.
Yes. Herpes virus has two types. Type I is usually associated with fever blisters & type ii is usually associated with genital lesions. However, either virus may be transmitted by oral sex in either direction.
Yes. Herpes viruses are associated with mucous membranes. Usually hsv-1 is found in the oral cavity and hsv-2 is found in the genital area. But, crossover infection is becoming more common.
Pretty much. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease-so something sexual must be going on. These days, it's not like the 1950s, so sometimes HSV1 and HSV2 can get a little mixed up. (The first virus is the cold sore virus, and the second one is classically associated with genital herpes, but now the 2 can interchange a bit depending on the activity). Herpes is very infectious BTW-talk/take precautions.
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.
Yes. Infectious causes of cervicitis (infection or inflammation of the cervix, which is at the end of inside end of the vagina) are usually due to chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes, genital hpv (human papilloma virus), and trichomonas. There is no cure for herpes, but anti-viral medication can treat it or prevent it from recurring.
Yes. Yes it could happen.