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Having Herpes And Receiving Oral

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Oral sex, active herpes and HIV PEP therapy

I am young guy who after just recovered from a Genital Herpes outbreak, received oral sex from a prostitiute, I've read that the Genital lesions as a result from HSV contain many more WBCs and that makes transmission more likely, I realize that it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Concerned Teen,It's never a good idea to use someone else's prescription medications. Your degree of HIV-acquisition risk would not warrant a course of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Your actions are not so much paranoid as they are... Read more »

Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had... Read more »

Oral Cancer and Herpes

I recently finished an experimental vaccine study with modified dendritic cells. I had to stop all... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...unaware they can infect a sexual partner. You can transmit herpes through close contact other than sexual intercourse, through oral sex or close skin-to-skin contact, for example. The virus is spread rarely, if at all, by objects such as a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions (I)

...transmit the HIV virus, and which ones don't? How is HIV transmitted? Criteria for HIV transmission Can you get HIV through oral sex? What are the risks from fingering someone? Can you get HIV or another sexually transmitted disease... Read more »
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Oral sex, OCD, and herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...go to the doctor's office if it would bring me to peace. Well anyways six months now I still worry that she gave me genital herpes. I have not had a breakout and everything is working alright but Im still a little uneasy. Can you all help please? Read more »

Oral sex while experiencing Herpes Outbreak

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Received oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? Read more »

oral herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know this is an HIV board but I have a question about oral herpes and I was wondering if anybody could help. I have a friend who has oral herpes who likes to bite her nails all the time, Read more »