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Contagion of the herpes simplex virus

A: Genital herpes is an infective disease caused by herpes simplex virus. The infection is manifested with outbreaks that include vesicles or little sores. When the person does not have the symptoms, the virus is still in the body and can be easily transmitted even if there are no visible vesicles or sores....

HIV and herpes simplex virus

A: HIV infection affects the immune system by decreasing its potential to deal with pathogens including herpes simplex virus which causes genital herpes. Thus, the rate of herpes outbreaks might increase once the immune system is weakened....

diagnosed with herpes simplex virus type 2

A: Hello, Welcome to ehealthforum HSV 2 can only be transmitted through direct skin or mucous membrane contact.The virus can travel through the broken areas of skin and can be transmitted through vaginal,anal intercourse,oral and other body contacts.Many times the person may be symptomless even when the infection is present. Get your partner also tested immediately for HSV.Condoms offer limited protection but should be used.Abstain from sex for sometime.Kindly visit a Physician for treatment guidance. Take Care!...


Can you spread herpes simplex virus through oral if you have never had an outbreak?

A: People can experience a spectrum of severity of herpes symptoms from painful sensitive blisters to almost no symptoms. This means you may have had a breakout (the irst is usually the worst) years ago and not noticed any since then. However, it is an incurable, contagious disease and if you have definitely been diagnosed ( I would check again to be sure) you can spread this to your partner via oral sex. Learn more at: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/genital-herpes/DS00179/DSECTION=causes...


  herpes simplex virus treatment?

A: Hello Chadixs, herpes infection need active management with antivirals which should prescribed by your GP. Youalso need analgesics for relieving pain due to sores. Your sexual partner should also be examined and treatedto reduce the chance of reinfection. You should also some basic measures like avoiding touching sores,cleaning and maintain the sore dry, avoid intercourse or using condome. Thank you....


Is the herpes simplex virus 1 & 2 in my semen?

A: 2 Mar 2012 Yes, if there are active lesions within the urethra, the virus can be transferred via semen. Votes:+0CommentVote upReportSearch for questionsStill looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question. Search:Similar questionsherpes Zoster - If you have oral sex with someone who has a cold sore, is it the same virus that is?... genital herpes? 1 answer • 18 Dec 2009 • herpes simplex - I THINK I AM AFFECTED BY herpes virus. FIRST I FEEL ITCHI AROUND MY PENIS AND AFTER... That it become sore. Can I use zovirax cream to treat...


herpes simplex virus

A: herpes simplex is a viral disease caused by herpes simplex viruses. Infection of the genitals is commonly known as herpes and predominantly occurs following sexual transmission of the type 2 strain of the virus (HSV-2).[1] Oral herpes, colloquially called cold sores, is usually caused by the type 1 strain of herpes simplex virus (HSV-1).[2] Both viruses cause periods of active disease—presenting as painful blisters containing infectious virus particles—that lasts 2-21...


How do you get oral herpes simplex virus?

A: Oral herpes, also known as herpes labialis, is a highly contagious infection inside or around the mouth caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1. The virus is transmitted through physical contact with an infected area. This transmission occurs most commonly when skin outbreaks, blisters or lesions are present.Sexually TransmittedThe U.S. National Library of Medicine identifies oral-to-genital contact as spreading oral herpes to the genitals (and vice versa). The virus is transmitted this way through saliva and genital secretions. Oral herpes is transmitted through...


Blood Test herpes simplex virus IgG EIA

A: Hi John, This is NOTHING to freak out about. Think of herpes as a nuisance viral infection of the sensory nerves affecting the skin that only rarely causes severe complications or illness. The bad cold sore that you had was probably that herpes virus showing itself. The herpes virus can be spread a day or so ahead of actual symptoms showing up, through direct contact of the virus to a susceptible other person. There is frequently no way to know when such signs/symptoms may develop, therefore it could be spread by you unknowingly to others. Other virus infections spread in the same way-- the common cold, influenza,...


How do you get rid of the herpes simplex virus

A: To get rid of cold-sores go to your local grocery store and get any cold-sore medicine there....
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