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Type Of Condom To Use Herpes

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Receive Oral Sex w/ condom but have herpes ulcer

I thought this question could be relevant for this panel so here goes. About 1 month ago, I receive oral sex from a female sex worker where she put the condom on w/ her mouth. At this time, I had a genital herpes ulcer on the foreskin on my penis....
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...As long as the condom was intact, you should not be concerned with HIV transmission. However, condoms are not completely effective in preventing the Read more »

Herpes, Betrayal, Cervix Mysterys, and HIV risk--Oh my!!!

Hey Bob, I'm actually writing to you, or at least I know of you, since I'm an Oberlin Alum myself... Read more »

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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Offer Partial Protection Against Herpes

... Consistent condom use is an "important" tool in preventing genital herpes, according to Dr. Emily T. Martin of Children's Hospital Research Institute Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Protect Against Genital Herpes

...genital herpes, those who reported usually using condoms were one-quarter less likely to test positive for herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) than those who did not. According to lead author Dr. Anna Wald of the University of Washington-Seattle,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Condoms Reduce Women's Risk of Contracting Herpes

...A new study confirmed that condoms significantly reduce women's risk of contracting genital herpes, but they may not be as effective in protecting men. One theory Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...about NIAID Research on Genital Herpes Cause Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV. HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips, causing sores known as fever blisters or cold... Read more »
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condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any obvious genital break out but my herpes-2... Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said herpes transmission is signifigantly reduced from men to women but not the opposit... Read more »

got herpes and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...lymph nodes, but I had other symptoms. So I went and got tested the week after (week 4) and tested negative. I know that is kind of early to test but I felt ok afterwards. But now, week 7 I have been running a temp between 99.1-99.9... Read more »

Please Advice

Posted by Me_Me, 2 Replies
...I visited a commercial sex worker on the 1st of September 2008. She put a condom on my penis and blew me. After that she put another condom on the existing one and we have vaginal intercourse. The whole episode Read more »