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Discusses whether or not STDs might be responsible for an itchy vagina

Asked May 04, 2017

I haven't had sex with anybody in a while. Why is my vagina so itchy?

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The emergence of cold sores and whether or not they are herpes related

Asked May 19, 2017

I had unprotected vaginal and oral sex with a man. He told me he didn't have any STDs. I got a cold sore on my mouth three days later (although this is not uncommon for me). Do I have herpes?

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Herpes can be contagious whether or not a person with it is having an outbreak

Asked May 24, 2017

Is it possible to get herpes if the person you're having sex with isn't having an outbreak?

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What are the chances of STDs spreading through manual sex?

Asked May 25, 2017

What are the chances of being infected with STD from being fingered or giving a hand job to someone?

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Can I get genital herpes after touching a cold sore on my mouth?

Asked May 25, 2017

I touched a cold sore on the side of my mouth and then I touched my genitals. Did I just give myself genital herpes?

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Oral and Genital Herpes and how they are transmitted

Asked May 29, 2017

If I have a cold sore on my mouth and perform oral sex on my girlfriend, will I give her herpes?

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Different time frames for STD test accuracy

Asked June 04, 2017

How soon after having sex can I get tested for STDs and have reliable results?

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Will a small amount of oral sex before putting on a condom be able to spread herpes?

Asked July 14, 2017

Can you get herpes if you give somebody oral sex for a small amount of time before putting on a latex condom?

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Herpes medications can last for multiple outbreaks

Asked July 28, 2017

I have herpes simplex 1. Will I have to go to the doctor every time I have an outbreak?

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Do not have sexual activities during a genital herpes outbreak

Asked October 04, 2017

I got tested for genital herpes last week. I got the call today that it was negative but since I had an outbreak my doctor said she is still diagnosing me with genital herpes and wants me go to back in 2 months. My boyfriend wants to have sex, whe...

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Herpes is sometimes not contagious while the carrier is in remission

Asked November 05, 2017

Hi, my boyfriend was reciently diagnosed with herpes type 1, the test on herpes type 2 result came not positive nor negative it seems to be on the gray area. A couple of months i got and outbreak so the Dr told me i had herpes so i got tested for...

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herpes esophagitis is not directly contagious

Asked November 24, 2017

Is Herpes esophagitis contagious?

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Saliva carries the herpes virus

Asked January 15, 2018

I got bit on the arm by someone known to have some form of herpes. While it doesn't appear the bite broke the skin is it possible i have herpes now?

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Unprotected oral sex can result in STD transmission

Asked January 15, 2018

Hello, I am a 20 year old male who's all very new to the sexual life. Recently I received oral from another male who claimed to be disease free. I have not felt or seen anything noticeable downstairs since the encounter. I do not know if I should ...

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You have likely had oral herpes since childhood

Asked February 06, 2018

Hello, I’ve recently been diagnosed with HSV-1, but in the genital area. My boyfriend hasn't been tested, but we’re assuming that I got it from him, via oral sex. So, since we both have HSV-1, but in different areas, can we give it to each other i...

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Some of our resources may help you determine if you have herpes

Asked February 24, 2018

Is this genital herpes? I have no symptoms, no itching, no pain whatsoever.

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Herpes is easily transmitted when there is an open sore, blister, or rash

Asked March 06, 2018

Can someone contract the herpes virus (HSV) from someone with HSV-2 by touching their rash or infected area with their hands, and not through intercourse?

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HSV-1 Can Still Be Spread Even When There Are No Symptoms

Asked June 13, 2018

If I had type 1 herpes on my genitals and have oral or unprotected sex, will my partner contract the disease? Can they get the STD even if I’m not experiencing an outbreak at the time?

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