Transmission Of Herpes From Mouth To Vagina

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual contact (vaginal, oral, or anal) from the time of your first genital symptoms until your symptoms are completely gone. Symptoms Symptoms of herpes are called outbreaks. The first outbreak appears within 2 weeks after you...
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Lesbians, HSV, and herpes

I am a lesbian... i have been in a relationship with a bisexual female.. recently she cheated with a man... and has discovered he has and has given her genital herpes.. she is now on medication.. but my question is,, can we still have sex since at...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...that you wash the toy before it is shared. In the case of your partner, if she has genital herpes, you would be at risk if your vagina came into direct contact with her vagina, if you were sharing sex toys with her, and if you were giving her... Read more »

How is herpes transmitted exactly...fluid mucosal contact?

How is herpes transmitted exactly...fluid mucosal contact?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...lesion. The herpesvirus can be found on the lips of the mouth (also known as a "cold sore" or a"fever blister"), the penis, vagina, or rectum. If the lips, penis, vagina,or rectum come in direct contact with a herpes lesion, transmission... Read more »

vaginal transmission of orally aquired std?

If I have aquired Chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, or gonorrhea by giving someone (another male) oral sex - as I think I may have, due to a small leision on my tongue - can I tranmit it through having conventional sex with an uninfected woman, without...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...(HIV,Hepatitis B etc.), you can get infected through giving oral sex, then givethe infection to your other partners through vaginal intercourse, analintercourse, or by oral sex. Diseases that are spread by discharges(chlamydia and gonorrhea) are... Read more »

Transmission of HSV-2

Dr. Kull,Is it possible to be infected with HSV-2 through oral sex. I had a receptive oral from an woman of unkowns status three months before. I have tested for HIV, result came negetive. Often I feel itchy over my body. Occassionally, little...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services to hang out and cause problems. So, a person with a HSV-1 cold sore on their mouth could transmit HSV-1 to the penis or vagina of a person they are performing oral sex on, and the same goes for HSV-2 being transmitted from the genitals to... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It? partner in anal intercourse, seems to run a much lower risk, but still higher than for the active partner in insertive vaginal intercourse. Receptive vaginal intercourse has the next highest risk. The lining of the vagina is stronger... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...risky activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and water- or silicone-based lubricant (lube) to prevent the condom from... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...really REALLY can't wait till my 12 week test. Im gonna drive myself insane till then. **By the way my one time exposure was vaginal sex only. No oral either way. Read more »

Any herpes survivors out there??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...treatments. went away. Over the weekend i was applying 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... Read more »

i got a question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This is probably gonna sound dumb, but can a heterosexual guy get HIV from an infected woman? And if so,how? i see how a woman can get it from a man, but unless a guy is gay, or does drugs, i don't understand how he can get it.Thanks! Read more »

am I infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...hard penis possibly touching the vagina. She was also was on top of me(we were both naked making out) with my penis in the vaginal area not quite penetrating. We did not have penis in vagina or penis in ass sex because of no condom. About 5-7... Read more »