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Transmitting Herpes Orally

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles,
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Herpes I = Herpes II

I have herpes I (cold sores.) I've been told that if you have Herpes I you are not infected with Herpes II (genital herpes.) Is that true? Is it possible to have both?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It is true that you can be infected with both HSV (herpes simplex virus) I and HSV II. Almost 90 percent of Americans are infected with HSV-1 (the type that typically causes cold sores/fever Read more »

herpes and crabs

can a person get herpes or carbs from oral sex and if so how long does it take for symptoms to show?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Can a person get "herpes" from oral sex? Sure. Symptoms begin several days after exposure. Next, can you get "carbs" from oral sex? Well, when you get Read more »

Oral HerpesThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Is oral herpes a sign of HIV infection. About seven weeks after a possible exposure, I got a sore on my lip. Is this typical of infection?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.Oral herpes (also known as "cold sores" or "fever blisters"), are a totallydifferent infection than HIV. Oral herpes is transmitted primarily Read more »

HSV1 - Can it cause genital herpes

If a girl giving a man oral sex has HSV1, can the man contract this on his penis? Will he exhibit the same type of symptoms as HSV2?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It is possible to transmit oral herpes (generally caused by HSV-1) to a person's genitals (generally caused by HSV-2). You cannot predict if that person will exhibit Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Simple (lceras Bucales y Herpes Genital)

... ¿Qué Es el Herpes? El VHS y el VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite el VHS? ¿Cómo Se Trata el Herpes? ¿Se Puede Prevenir el Herpes? En Pocas Palabras 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 »
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Zoster (Culebrilla)

... ¿Qué Es el Herpes Zoster? Herpes Zoster y VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite? ¿Cómo Se Trata? ¿Se Puede Prevenir? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Read more »
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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, is Read more »

Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »

Herpes Window

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...there is no other good forum for sexually transmitted diseases that I could find. For those of you worried about obtaining herpes (I see a lot of questions about unprotected oral sex), the window period for a blood test is 12 - 16 weeks. This... Read more »

hiv / herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i have read that oral sex is low risk for hiv, but what about herpes? if u get herpes in the mouth, how long does it take to show up after contact and what does it look like ? Read more »