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New Genital Herpes Infection What Can I Expect Please Answer My Questions

Herpes Dr. Tom answers questions about Herpes Type 1 and Herpes Type 2. I have genital herpes and instead of having the outbreaks on my genitals, I usually get them on my right upper thigh. A herpes outbreak cannot be considered normal, but so far as your description goes, a herpetic infection might be expected to manifest itself in the ways you have described. My question is, when either of us has an outbreak, will the other necessarily have an outbreak if protection is not used? Thank you! Dr. My question is would a herpes genital infection look and feel much like an infection I am used on my lips? I went back to the doctor just because I wanted piece of mind. As a result during the initial outbreak, one would expect IgM and over time the IgM would be replaced by IgG. We realized this right away and I cleaned up and put on a new one, but I was just curious if herpes or other STDs can be contracted that quickly. How long does your first outbreak of herpes last? I have genital HSV-1 that i got from my boyfriend who oral HSV-1. I know this is really long but please read and help me out. My boyfriend and I have a fairly new relationship.

Where can I get answers to my other questions? Both types can cause symptoms on the genitals (genital herpes) , the face (facial cold sores) , or the hand or finger (called a herpetic whitlow). Each year the number of new people diagnosed is recorded by Public Health England. Mild symptoms can appear as a pimple, a little cut or an itchy bit of skin and yet be very infectious, and are often more sensitive or painful than you would expect. Sometimes genital herpes infection can lead to miscarriage. It can also make it more likely for you to deliver your baby too early. Can I get herpes if my partner performs oral sex on me while having a cold sore? What can I expect from the STI testing process? For more information about herpes and how to prevent the spreading of the virus please check out. ANSWER: You can get genital Chlamydia infection during oral, vaginal, or anal sexual contact with an infected partner.

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Ask Alice a Question! I am afraid, now, to consider having sex with anyone who does not have it. I really don’t look forward to being alone, or sexless, for the rest of my life, but I am unwilling to convey the disease to someone that I care for enough to have sex with. Symptoms of genital herpes usually develop within two to twenty days after contact with the virus, although it may take far longer. There’s good news where prevention is concerned. We have recently extended our efforts to cure HSV infections by developing DNA editing enzymes as potential HSV treatments. So, my long-term collaborator David Bloom and I have taken two approaches. Hopefully, this will allow us to move this project along more rapidly, using new resources provided by this company. We will briefly answer some of the most common questions that we have been asked, and particularly how our work relates to a new treatment for cold sores, caused by Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV-1) , or genital ulcers, caused by the related but distinct HSV-2. However, if symptoms occur during the primary outbreak, they can be quite pronounced. When entering a new relationship after a recent initial attack of HSV-2, continuous antiviral medication may reduce asymptomatic shedding of virus in between attacks and decrease the risk of spread to a susceptible partner by 50. Learn as much as you can about herpes so you will be prepared to answer their questions.

I have a few questions regarding Herpes Simplex 2. Can you be tested for the virus even if an active sore is NOT present? My ex-girlfriend had (has) genital herpes. I want to start new relationships, but I’m reluctant because I don’t know what to tell new partners. We just don’t know the answers to these questions. A month later my partner contracted it from me and had a herpes outbreak 2. Do we always have to use condoms or can we re-infect each other and cause outbreaks? 3. Need answers? Want to know what the experts have to say? Then try one of ASHA’s three premium services to get expert advice and opinions. Please talk with your physician about questions regarding your prescription medications and possible associated side effects. Q: If I have genital herpes and a white sore on my tongue, will Valtrex help it, or do I need to change to something else? Go Paperless with My Account! Contact us with Questions. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (also referred to as an STI or STD). You can have herpes and have only mild symptoms or no symptoms at all. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. Genital herpes is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). There are two types of the Herpes Simplex Virus: Herpes Simplex Type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes Simplex Type 2 (HSV-2). HSV-2 causes lesions in the genital area and is responsible for two-thirds of new genital infections. Please contact us if you have comments, questions or suggestions. Well, Lloyd, there is good news and bad news on the herpes front. Both strains can cause genital herpes, but HSV-1 usually infects the mouth and produces cold sores. My outbreak is done but I still get this smelly discharge every day. Please get back to me I’ve been trying to get answers for months now.

Testing For Asymptomatic Herpes

This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities. If not, you probably do not know that you have genital HSV-1. Most genital herpes is caused by HSV-2 but, in large part as a result of oral sex practices, more and more people are being diagnosed with genital herpes due to HSV-1. Please read my lengthy previous posts to Dr. Hunt and Handsfield. This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Hi Terri, Thank you again for answering my questions. Was any swabbing done of these most recent symptoms? If you only have genital herpes, you will not spread this orally. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that can cause blisters and skin ulcers in the genital and anal area. It can be caused by either of two types of herpes simplex virus, HSV-1 or HSV-2. Please help. Question. Herpes and Pregnancy. My doctor told me if there is a possibility of an outbreak they can put you on a preventitive medication for the last couple of weeks of your pregnancy. I was diagnosed about 3 years ago with Genital Herpes and I just found out I was pregnant a week ago. This is very important, because 50 of new genital lesions are due to herpes type. If your question is, Do I have genital herpes, that answer can’t be answered reliably with a blood test. Please help, you seem to have the most in depth material. I recently had an outbreak on my genital area. does this mean Im positive for hsv2? The symptoms can also last for one to two weeks. Will Genital Herpes Affect My Baby? Your doctor will discuss what to expect before, during, and after you deliver your baby. Thank you in advance for taking the time to answer my questions. Question 2: Given my symptoms, does this sound like a Type 1 Genital Herpes outbreak to you? Of course, going to see my doctor would be an obvious first step, but I would greatly appreciate some input and possibly peace of. Herpes is a new subject for me. As you suggest, if you acquired HSV during this encounter it would be expected that you would develop skin lesions at the site of infection between 4 and 10 days after contact. Neonatal disease due to Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is still of major concern. First episode nonprimary (mother has a new infection with one virus type, in the presence of antibodies to the other virus type). Oral acyclovir given in the late third trimester has been suggested as a means of preventing recurrent genital HSV and possibly obviating the need for a cesarean section in women with genital herpes (9-12). The use of acyclovir in pregnancy has given rise to several questions, some of which have been answered. Once there, it can act the same as if they had genital herpes and be able to pass it on to another partner. HWerks has all types and great forums where you can get answers quickly! And why know the type, well this is to know what to expect, to know how many outbreaks you could expect, even if its different for everyone, you could be prepared and start taking precautions and boosting your immune system and if you are in a relationship start taking antivirals to reduce the transmission rate. But here is my main question, after my first initial outbreak which was very severe, I went 4 years without ever having another one, the next one I did have was so mild I barely noticed it. There are two types of herpes simplex virus: herpes simplex 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex 2 (HSV-2). HSV-2 is commonly found in the genital area, but it can be passed to the mouth through oral sex. If you have one type of HSV, then it is not possible to get that same type again from a new partner. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions about herpes and your pregnancy. Please tell us why. I initially started taking Valtrex at the time of outbreak but since they were occurring every month I then started taking 500 MG twice a day. If so that may have been during the 1st or 2nd week, but I have had tingling, numbness pain and burning in my buttocks and vaginal area every day. I know that herpes lives in the boxer short area (just learned this). Have you recently had a new partner? If you could answer my questions, that would be great. Most HSV-2 infections occur in adulthood and cause sores on the vagina, penis and surrounding skin. Depending on the severity of outbreaks, no treatment may be necessary but there’s a chance that herpes can evolve into serious health problems, from meningitis to encephalitis. Genital herpes caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) remains a huge medical and public health problem. I respond to your question in a new blog post entitled A Call to Bill & Melinda, which is here: http: liveherpesvaccine. Can you please answer my post as well please.

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New Genital Herpes Infection What Can I Expect Please Answer My Questions

Herpes Dr. Tom answers questions about Herpes Type 1 and Herpes Type 2. I have genital herpes and instead of having the outbreaks on my genitals, I usually get them on my right upper thigh. A herpes outbreak cannot be considered normal, but so far as your description goes, a herpetic infection might be expected to manifest itself in the ways you have described. My question is, when either of us has an outbreak, will the other necessarily have an outbreak if protection is not used? Thank you! Dr. My question is would a herpes genital infection look and feel much like an infection I am used on my lips? I went back to the doctor just because I wanted piece of mind. As a result during the initial outbreak, one would expect IgM and over time the IgM would be replaced by IgG. We realized this right away and I cleaned up and put on a new one, but I was just curious if herpes or other STDs can be contracted that quickly. How long does your first outbreak of herpes last? I have genital HSV-1 that i got from my boyfriend who oral HSV-1. I know this is really long but please read and help me out. My boyfriend and I have a fairly new relationship.

Where can I get answers to my other questions? Both types can cause symptoms on the genitals (genital herpes) , the face (facial cold sores) , or the hand or finger (called a herpetic whitlow). Each year the number of new people diagnosed is recorded by Public Health England. Mild symptoms can appear as a pimple, a little cut or an itchy bit of skin and yet be very infectious, and are often more sensitive or painful than you would expect. Sometimes genital herpes infection can lead to miscarriage. It can also make it more likely for you to deliver your baby too early. Can I get herpes if my partner performs oral sex on me while having a cold sore? What can I expect from the STI testing process? For more information about herpes and how to prevent the spreading of the virus please check out. ANSWER: You can get genital Chlamydia infection during oral, vaginal, or anal sexual contact with an infected partner.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ask Alice a Question! I am afraid, now, to consider having sex with anyone who does not have it. I really don’t look forward to being alone, or sexless, for the rest of my life, but I am unwilling to convey the disease to someone that I care for enough to have sex with. Symptoms of genital herpes usually develop within two to twenty days after contact with the virus, although it may take far longer. There’s good news where prevention is concerned. We have recently extended our efforts to cure HSV infections by developing DNA editing enzymes as potential HSV treatments. So, my long-term collaborator David Bloom and I have taken two approaches. Hopefully, this will allow us to move this project along more rapidly, using new resources provided by this company. We will briefly answer some of the most common questions that we have been asked, and particularly how our work relates to a new treatment for cold sores, caused by Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV-1) , or genital ulcers, caused by the related but distinct HSV-2. However, if symptoms occur during the primary outbreak, they can be quite pronounced. When entering a new relationship after a recent initial attack of HSV-2, continuous antiviral medication may reduce asymptomatic shedding of virus in between attacks and decrease the risk of spread to a susceptible partner by 50. Learn as much as you can about herpes so you will be prepared to answer their questions.

I have a few questions regarding Herpes Simplex 2. Can you be tested for the virus even if an active sore is NOT present? My ex-girlfriend had (has) genital herpes. I want to start new relationships, but I’m reluctant because I don’t know what to tell new partners. We just don’t know the answers to these questions. A month later my partner contracted it from me and had a herpes outbreak 2. Do we always have to use condoms or can we re-infect each other and cause outbreaks? 3. Need answers? Want to know what the experts have to say? Then try one of ASHA’s three premium services to get expert advice and opinions. Please talk with your physician about questions regarding your prescription medications and possible associated side effects. Q: If I have genital herpes and a white sore on my tongue, will Valtrex help it, or do I need to change to something else? Go Paperless with My Account! Contact us with Questions. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (also referred to as an STI or STD). You can have herpes and have only mild symptoms or no symptoms at all. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. Genital herpes is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). There are two types of the Herpes Simplex Virus: Herpes Simplex Type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes Simplex Type 2 (HSV-2). HSV-2 causes lesions in the genital area and is responsible for two-thirds of new genital infections. Please contact us if you have comments, questions or suggestions. Well, Lloyd, there is good news and bad news on the herpes front. Both strains can cause genital herpes, but HSV-1 usually infects the mouth and produces cold sores. My outbreak is done but I still get this smelly discharge every day. Please get back to me I’ve been trying to get answers for months now.

Testing For Asymptomatic Herpes

This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities. If not, you probably do not know that you have genital HSV-1. Most genital herpes is caused by HSV-2 but, in large part as a result of oral sex practices, more and more people are being diagnosed with genital herpes due to HSV-1. Please read my lengthy previous posts to Dr. Hunt and Handsfield. This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Hi Terri, Thank you again for answering my questions. Was any swabbing done of these most recent symptoms? If you only have genital herpes, you will not spread this orally. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that can cause blisters and skin ulcers in the genital and anal area. It can be caused by either of two types of herpes simplex virus, HSV-1 or HSV-2. Please help. Question. Herpes and Pregnancy. My doctor told me if there is a possibility of an outbreak they can put you on a preventitive medication for the last couple of weeks of your pregnancy. I was diagnosed about 3 years ago with Genital Herpes and I just found out I was pregnant a week ago. This is very important, because 50 of new genital lesions are due to herpes type. If your question is, Do I have genital herpes, that answer can’t be answered reliably with a blood test. Please help, you seem to have the most in depth material. I recently had an outbreak on my genital area. does this mean Im positive for hsv2? The symptoms can also last for one to two weeks. Will Genital Herpes Affect My Baby? Your doctor will discuss what to expect before, during, and after you deliver your baby. Thank you in advance for taking the time to answer my questions. Question 2: Given my symptoms, does this sound like a Type 1 Genital Herpes outbreak to you? Of course, going to see my doctor would be an obvious first step, but I would greatly appreciate some input and possibly peace of. Herpes is a new subject for me. As you suggest, if you acquired HSV during this encounter it would be expected that you would develop skin lesions at the site of infection between 4 and 10 days after contact. Neonatal disease due to Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is still of major concern. First episode nonprimary (mother has a new infection with one virus type, in the presence of antibodies to the other virus type). Oral acyclovir given in the late third trimester has been suggested as a means of preventing recurrent genital HSV and possibly obviating the need for a cesarean section in women with genital herpes (9-12). The use of acyclovir in pregnancy has given rise to several questions, some of which have been answered. Once there, it can act the same as if they had genital herpes and be able to pass it on to another partner. HWerks has all types and great forums where you can get answers quickly! And why know the type, well this is to know what to expect, to know how many outbreaks you could expect, even if its different for everyone, you could be prepared and start taking precautions and boosting your immune system and if you are in a relationship start taking antivirals to reduce the transmission rate. But here is my main question, after my first initial outbreak which was very severe, I went 4 years without ever having another one, the next one I did have was so mild I barely noticed it. There are two types of herpes simplex virus: herpes simplex 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex 2 (HSV-2). HSV-2 is commonly found in the genital area, but it can be passed to the mouth through oral sex. If you have one type of HSV, then it is not possible to get that same type again from a new partner. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions about herpes and your pregnancy. Please tell us why. I initially started taking Valtrex at the time of outbreak but since they were occurring every month I then started taking 500 MG twice a day. If so that may have been during the 1st or 2nd week, but I have had tingling, numbness pain and burning in my buttocks and vaginal area every day. I know that herpes lives in the boxer short area (just learned this). Have you recently had a new partner? If you could answer my questions, that would be great. Most HSV-2 infections occur in adulthood and cause sores on the vagina, penis and surrounding skin. Depending on the severity of outbreaks, no treatment may be necessary but there’s a chance that herpes can evolve into serious health problems, from meningitis to encephalitis. Genital herpes caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) remains a huge medical and public health problem. I respond to your question in a new blog post entitled A Call to Bill & Melinda, which is here: http: liveherpesvaccine. Can you please answer my post as well please.

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