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1) The IgM herpes test is unreliable and the results meaningless. The reason that I Stopped answering you is that there was nothing new to say. I think one episode of receiving oral sex is unlikely to result in infection for you. I contracted genital herpes orally. Sorry, when you post another comment before I answer, the question moves away from the area I look at. For an HSV infection to take hole, the virus generally must be massaged into the exposed tissues, even then — i.e. First, oral HSV-2 is very rare and oral-to-genital transmission is unheard-of.

Learn the cold sore facts so you can face every cold sore with confidence from the first tingle until it’s bye-bye blister. Escorts (which I define as expensive female sex workers by appointment) are generally believed to have low rates of HIV and other STDs. Hello Dr, Here’s my scenario in brief: Straight Male- 2 episodes of protected vaginal and unprotected oral. 1) This was a nearly zero risk scenario for catching HSV-2. The title you chose for your question reflects a common misunderstanding. 1) The main STDs from oral sex are nongonoccal urethritis (NGU), which sometimes may be caused by normal oral bacteria that cause no harm either to infected men or their other partners; herpes due to HSV-1; and gonorrhea. Welcome to the forum.

Still, 1 in 6 sexually active adults in the US have HSV-2, so it’s a pretty good bet one or two of your escort partners has it, whether or not she knows, has symptoms, or has been tested for it. Oral HSV-2 infection is rare. Three days ago I met a girl and she performed oral sex on me and stupidly I did not wear a condom. A couple weeks ago you relieved me of my fears of getting Chlamydia from receiving fellatio 4-5 months ago. I am posting this question for a buddy of mine. Firstly, great forum. Grace – do you basically agree with the opinion on STD’s from oral listed below from Dr.


Welcome to the forum. There are other discussions of this on the forum, but not for a while and this issue bears repeating from time to time. Thanks a lot for your answers. Welcome back to the forum. Dr. Hi, it takes more than light brushing to contract herpes, takes rubbing to force the virus into the nerve. Hello, curious about hsv-1 infection both genitally and orally – which is what I believe i have, despite literature suggesting near to impossible.

Thanks for the heads-up about the FAQs. The chance of syphilis in this scenario is zero or close to it, assuming you are in the US or other industrialized country. I am a male late 30’s. I have had the misfortune of taking a very bad step almost 6 weeks ago (08/29/11). Welcome to the forum, and thanks for your question. You ask a variety of questions, several of which still do not have good answers. In the active rash stage, shingles may be confused with herpes simplex, particularly in young adults, if the blisters occur on the buttocks or around the mouth.

Hi! In most people with positive HSV-1 blood tests, it is not possible to know the anatomic site of infection (oral, genital, etc) or when the infection occurred. 1)My Dr says that HSV1 can shift from presenting as oral to presenting as genital all by itself. Man, 44.Put my penis in man’s mouth on 11/2. Welcome to the forum. I had a protected oral sex on May 07, 2010. I know that things are the way they are and nothing is going to change the outcome of the tests, but from what I have said in my post, what is your expert opinion of my chances that I got HSV2 from that encounter?

Chance of herpes? The next thing to do can be to take the vesicles with a pin and squeeze the malware out, ensure it is sterilized and that you wash both hands frequently, at this time the fever blister is extremely contagious. I’m happy to confirm the reassuring reply you had on the HPV community forum. This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. First off, go see a Dr as soon as you can. Hi! I received unprotected oral sex a month ago from someone I didn’t know.

I know you said it was your last comment, however, I want to clarify that all my symptoms burning sensation on my penis and in urethra started 11 days after unprotected Bj this past March 17th. Last month, I came here to MedHelp in the herpes forum, complaining of some rather odd issues involving my body. You have made so many assumptions here.