What Age Group Is More Likely To Have Or Catch Genital Herpes?
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,No. Genital warts are caused by a virus, the human papilloma virus (HPV). Syphilis is caused by a bacteria, Treponema pallidum. You can read much more about HPV and syphilis in the archives of this forum. I'll repost below a sample of what... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,If the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially nonexistent.The cause of genital warts is HPV, human papilloma virus. Unlike HIV, HPV can be transmitted by mere skin-to-skin contact.... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineHerpes can sometimes occur on skin surfaces that are near but not quite within the genital area, and it is possible that you don't get genital outbreaks. You can transmit the herpes to a partner if your lesions are active and if your... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi T,Can someone contract genital herpes just from skin-to-skin contact? Yes, absolutely.As for whether your rub-a-dub-dub-and-tug gal washes her hands between clients, I have absolutely no way of knowing.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Posted by DSKMan, 1 ReplyI have come to accept that my symptoms of swollen and bleeding gingiva, fever, ulcers, swollen lymph nodes, really wasn't HIV, and likely was a case of acute Herpes infection (Herpetic Gingivostomatitis).
You must understand were I come from, I am a... Read more »
Posted by scared83, 1 ReplyI know there aren't many Herpes infected people on this site but the forum description does say "and other STD's" so I'll take a shot...
In December I had vaginal sex with a prostitute. I was wearing a condom and was only "in" her for like a minute.... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello everybody. I'm writing from Europe, Italy. I'm 28 and I was diagnosed with HIV just two weeks ago; I didn't expect it because I've had no symptoms so far. It was like a fist in my chest, my mind was reeling as I felt like falling from the 7th... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousDo you have Herpes and live in New York City?
Are you between the ages of 18-50, have had Herpes for at least 9 months and would be willing spend an hour to share your experiences with me in a confidential environment?
If so, please call me at 212... Read more »
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