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What Does Herpes Feel Like In Women

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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 United States, one of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million...
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Risk from sex with condom but herpes too "i feel like i want suicide!!!"

i had oral sex with no condom with a girl., i had an herpes simple in that moment, then i did penetration with a condom,, but im scare of get hiv for the oral sex i did with the herpes simple i had. please reply ...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,If you ever <i>ever</i> are feeling such an intense sense of fear or hopelessness that you're considering hurting yourself or something worse please <b>please</b> reach out to a trusted person.... Read more »

Herpes

Received unprotected oral sex from a women at a wedding in SouthEast Asia. Several days latter I started to have a burning sensation at the tip of my penis, stomach ache and a tired/sluggish feeling (could be jet lag too). One week later I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:This does not sound like Herpes. A Herpes outbreak starts out as painful blisters that eventually break, scab over, and fall off. It could be a skin infection caused by a fungus or bacteria. I would suggest a visit to your doctor to discuss... Read more »

Herpes transmission questions

This is my second question regarding herpes transmission. If a woman has no herpes lesions on her external genitalia, is it still possible to have herpes transmission from vaginal fluids assuming the woman previously had herpes?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. The Herpes viruses (Herpes Simplex I andII) are not transmitted by body fluids (saliva, vaginal secretions, semenetc.). They are transmitted by direct contact with a Herpes lesion. Herpesis most infectious when a... Read more »

Herpes Contraction Risk

I am a 30-year old woman with no STDs. I performed unprotected oral sex on a man with herpes (type2). I also received oral sex, and we kissed. Our genitalia touched but there was no intercourse. He had no outbreak at the time and he later told me...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. Since your partner was not showing signs of an active outbreak (blisters), is on suppressive therapy, and there was no penetration - the risk of transmission was reduced, but not eliminated. Herpes is transmitted via... Read more »
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HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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How best to ask women to get tested?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Since condoms are not 100% effective for preventing HIV transmission (and other fluid transfers are also a problem), it seems apropos to ask one's partner to get tested with you for AIDS, before having sex.

Even before kissing, if one of you... Read more »

uh oh.....plz not herpes :(

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Three weeks ago I had sex with a woman. I used a condom. For days after the sex my balls were red and tingly. Now I am experiencing flu-like symptoms...fatigue/sore throat/muscle aches/joint pain....especially in the legs. Worst of all.....there... Read more »