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What Are Ways Of Spreading Herpes

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...load. It might also reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to others. How Is HSV Transmitted? HSV infections are passed from person to person by direct contact with an infected area. You don't have to have an open HSV sore to spread the infection! Also, most people with HSV don't know that they are infected and aren't aware that they could be spreading it. In fact, in the US only about 9% of people with HSV2 infection knew that they had...
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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
...infections are passed from person to person by direct contact with an infected area. You don't have to have an open HSV sore to spread the infection!Also, most people with HSV don't know that they are infected and aren't aware that they could be... Read more »

$200 Donation For This Simple Question (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Scott from CA. Umm... how do I start.? Ok here goes.I've a gf for about 6 months now. Before we engage in any kind of unprotected sex, we both had HIV and STDs test about 3 weeks after being together and all came back NEGATIVE. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infections are passed from person to person by direct contact with an infected area. You don't have to have an open HSV sore to spread the infection!Also, most people with HSV don't know that they are infected and aren't aware that they could be... 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 (we even met briefly!). I'm writing to ask you a bit about my risks of HIV transmission, and to get some clarity about some of the stats out there. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infections are passed from person to person by direct contact with an infected area. You don't have to have an open HSV sore to spread the infection!Also, most people with HSV don't know that they are infected and aren't aware that they could be... Read more »

HIV and HERPES

Dear Dr. Conway, I recently contracted herpes on my chest area from a nude lap dance. Is there any chance that HIV can be spread through the herpes virus at that same time as my exposure to herpes? My chest skin was totally intact without any...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...It is extremely unusual for herpes to be transmitted in this way, so I would want you to be absolutely sure of this diagnosis (by culture of an active lesion) before Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...through close contact other than sexual intercourse, through oral sex or close skin-to-skin contact, for example. The virus is spread rarely, if at all, by objects such as a toilet seat or hot tub. Reduce Your Risk of Spreading Herpes People... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...usually performed. Fortunately, infection of a baby from a woman with herpes infection is rare. Herpes may play a role in the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Herpes can make people more susceptible to HIV infection, and it can make... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

... How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...infection. KS is a sign of AIDS. KS usually shows up in the skin, or in the linings of the mouth, nose, or eye. KS can also spread to the lungs, liver, stomach and intestines, and lymph nodes. KS involves the development of many new, tiny blood... Read more »
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HSV-2 WAYS OF INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are there any facts about how HSV-2 is transmitted? I have read that it can be contracted from genital to genital, and from genital to mouth - But what if I receive oral from a girl... Can she pass HSV2 from her mouth to my genitals? Read more »

Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
...not present like herpes).... itchy scalp, eyebrows,numbness in hands and feet, redness in hands... plus the herpes seems to be spreading... spread to hands .. either way...i'm confident i have herpes... but i heard that chances of coinfection... Read more »

Herpies? I'm worried

Posted by cpoggo, 3 Replies
...thinking this was causing it... Now there are small scabs where the small zits were on the top left area, only 2 though.. Anyways, I hope this makes some sort of sense, any help will be great. I want to get a blood test done, and if needed,... Read more »

Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
...Ok so I have given oral sex to a number of guys (I would say about 10) for the last two years. Ive always asked these guys if they are disease free. They all say yes. My question is what are the chances I could have contracted HIV Read more »