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On What Areas Of The Body Can A Herpes Sore Show Up

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...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 infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area. HSV is a very common disease. Approximately 45 million people in the US have HSV infection -- about one in five people over the age of 12. The US Center for Disease Control...
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My thanks to you Dr. Bob! (HERPES, 2010)

Hello Dr, BobI came on here to ask you a question and doing so I had to re-write my post because I realized how remarkable you truly are Dr. Bob. As I was writing it hit me, you have been helping people on here for years! It is truly remarkable that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area.HSV is a very common disease. Approximately 45 million people in the US... 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 (which turned out to be Lyme disease). I hope you can help with this one, as well. And I believe the specific facts of my "case" will help others and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...should not affect the immune response to HIV, increase the risk of acquiring HIV or delay the production of specific anti-HIV antibodies.Consequently Mike, despite your extenuating circumstances (herpes and XMRV), your HIV-acquisition risk... Read more »

NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...research is indeed accurate, yes, there would be a theoretical risk that infectious bodily fluids could transmit the virus to areas of herpetic lesions, even if the lesions are healed or not presently open and active.Dr. BobU.S. National... Read more »

RYAN PLZZZZZZZZ, HERPES WITHOUT SEX??????????

HICAN U GET HERPES BY JUST NIPPLE SUCKING?I HAD THIS EXPOSURE WHILE THIS PROCESS MY BODY BRUSHED WITH THE FEMALES BODY?NO SORES ON HER NECK OR NIPPLES?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...on the skin or mucous membranes surrounding the genitals, anus, and mouth. Unless your body is coming into contact with those areas, you shouldn't be worried about herpes transmission.See the STD archive for different responses about herpes.RMK Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...transmission when you use them consistently and correctly, but transmission can still occur since condoms may not cover all infected areas. You can get tested to find out if you are infected with the herpes virus. Complications Genital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...partner who has been tested and is known to be uninfected. Genital ulcer diseases can occur in both male and female genital areas that are covered or protected by a latex condom, as well as in areas that are not covered. Correct and consistent... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one side of the body. Within a few days, a rash appears on the skin area related to the inflamed nerve. Small blisters form and fill with fluid. Later they break open and develop crusty... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...for life. It hibernates in nerve roots when it's not causing symptoms such as painful blisters or open sores in the genital area. Herpes outbreaks can happen over and over again and may be linked to stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, menstruation,... Read more »
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Any herpes survivors out there??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...vaseline to my body including inner thighs. The next day i had major pain on my vaginal lip. It hurts when i pee, i examined the area and notice its on the tip of my skin and skin feels tuff and redness. Im wondering if ive transfered the... Read more »

Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
...also thinks something else is going on.... as it has been constant for 3 months...and it seems to be spreading to different areas... Read more »

Razor burn OR herpes?

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...to wait. Has anyone else had this happen? Also it was not near my vaginal opening at all, just on the inner sides of my thigh area next to the opening. UG! Thanks, SF Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected with a... Read more »