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If the herpes virus is dormant is it possible not to pass it?

A: If it is dormant, it is not possible to pass it. The problem is recognising it when it is active. For everyone that has herpes, there are times in between outbreaks when the virus is active without symptoms being present - it is known as ''asymptomatic shedding'' of the virus becasue it is present on your skin without you having any symptoms. So even though you think the virus is dormant becasue you have no symptoms, it may not be dormant at all. Many, maybe 70%+ of herpes cases are caught when original infected partner has no symptoms. For example, if you have oral herpes, even if you have not had a cold sore for years, or are infected but have never had symptoms yourself, you can still transmit the virus to a...


What Is the herpes Virus?

A: The herpes virus, also called herpes simplex, refers to two very similar viruses that infect humans. These viruses reside in the nervous system, meaning that they are nearly impossible to completely eradicate. herpes simplex virus one (HSV-1) is most commonly associated with outbreaks on the face, called fever blisters or cold sores, while its relative, HSV-2, usually presents as sores in the genital areas. Outbreaks of the herpes virus usually appear as watery blisters in either of these areas, which shortly scab over and eventually dissipate. Like all viruses, the herpes virus is contagious,...

I have rough skin, itchiness, swelling and rash beginning on the lips and now spreading to my eyes. I believe it is a herpes virus; I''ve had one similar break out but just on my lips and around my mouth. What is this and how do I treat naturally?

A: Advice on herpes Virus herpes virus is a virus that is responsible for causing painful infections in human beings. The common symptoms associated with the infection are itchiness, watery blisters, skin irritation, rashes and cold sores. Most of these symptoms recur after regular intervals of time if the virus is not permanently destroyed within the body. The break outs of blisters, swelling and itchiness can be symptoms of the herpes virus infection. The symptoms that you are talking about are also associated with various skin infections and disorders such as chicken pox, cold sores, mouth ulcers and many others. Therefore, it is advisable to visit your doctor for medical consultation. If you think that the...

What is the home remedies for herpes virus?

A: Infections of the herpes virus are also known as cold sores and manifest themselves typically in the form of blisters which ulcerate and form an upper crust or scab before they get healed and disappear. The symptoms begin with redness and inflammation of the affected area, with a slight tingling sensation for around 24 to 48 hours, before the blister appear. Since the herpes virus can lie dormant on your system for quite a long period, the incubation period for cold sores can be anything from 8 to 10 days after exposure to the virus to a couple of months. If you think you have herpes you should consult a doctor for adequate treatment but there are several simple home remedies that help in treating

How long can the genital herpes virus lie dormant in your body?

A: Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV); the samevirus which causes cold sores around your mouth. There is no treatment to remove the herpes virus from yourbody. Once you are infected it will remain in your body, even if you never have another episode. It staysdormant and may get active from time to time especially when triggered by certain factors...

What temperature will kill herpes virus?

A: One million degrees Centigrade will kill the herpes virus....


Is hpv from the the herpes virus?

A: Maybe this will help. What is HPV? Human Papillomavirus, or HPV for short, is the virus that causes warts. And by this, I mean any kind of wart from the wart on your nose to the plantar''s wart on the bottom of your foot. There are many, many different kinds of HPV some websites say around 70 and some say up to 100 and around 30 of them cause genital HPV. HPV is not to be confused with HSV (the virus that causes herpes) or HIV (the virus that causes AIDS)! Genital HPV is not necessarily "genital warts." There are more than 30 strains that infect the genital area, and they are divided into 2 subcategories: Low-risk and high-risk HPV. Low-risk HPV is called low-risk because it does not lead to cancer. In fact, these types of HPV have only very...


(NSFW) Would you have relations with someone who has the herpes virus?

A: If they knew, and I knew, and I really liked them, then yes I would probably have protected sex with them. I would be terrified though, which would probably ultimately cause some problems.. I would want them to tell me before sexual relations and then, yes, I would.. I have given this some thought. I think that I would hesitate.. First, this person and myself would have to have a doctors visit together, where both of us collectively could hear the results of another test for herpes. Just to be updated and informed, again.. I am amazed that this person would even tell you this. That should say something for that person.. I would inquire as to how this person contraticed herpes in the first place.. If you two truly love each other and you are...


  is it true that wherever the oral herpes virus enters the body is where theperson will have the first outbreak?

A: Hi,There are two types of herpes simplex: herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus type 2(HSV-2). HSV can cause oral herpes also called cold sores or fever blisters on the mouth or facial area aswell as genital herpes. Oral herpes cases are caused by HSV-1 and the majority of genital herpes cases arecaused by HSV-2.Type-1 or type-2 can occur in either the genital or oral area. So it does not necessarilyinfect the area that the virus enters the body. Take care....


How can my boyfriend get the herpes virus from me if he does not come inside of me?

A: It hasn''t a thing to do with "coming" you should really read up on the disease. darn!...STD mean, sexually transmitted disease...meaning!!! if you are having SEX then you can get one..get it?... from your cavity tissue.....please practice safe sex....... i bet you believe that the stork brings babies too. yes he can wow... maybe he got it from riding a tractor. (any seinfeld fans out there?) the herpe''s virus is not transmitted via semen, but by contact with the mucous membranes inside the vagina. So any sexual contact can transmit the virus. skin contact obviously. i feel bad for your boyfriend Yes, he can. Any unprotected sex, with or without climax or orgasm could result in the transmission of herpes which is one of the most contagious of all STDs....

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