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Yes, it's possible for an infected person not to spread herpes to an uninfected person. The virus is contagious only during and just before an outbreak.

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Is it possible for a person to have herpes but have no symptoms?

Yes it is possible; it is called asymptomatic.

How do you get the epstein barr virus?

The Epstein-Barr virus is a type of virus from the herpes family. You can get it by coming into contact with an infected person, for example through kissing.

How does a person get a sexually transmitted disease?

By having unprotected sex with an infected person.

Herpes Infection?

One of the most common sexually transmitted diseases is also the hardest to detect and one of the most embarrassing to contract. Herpes is a virus that is transmitted through sexual contact and can be very difficult to detect in a sexual partner. It is difficult to spot because it has a similar appearance to simple acne in some people, though it can be severe and obvious in others. The good news is that herpes is not fatal and has few long term health consequences. The bad news is that herpes is incurable and will never go away. Anyone that finds they have been infected with herpes is immediately mortified. It makes them feel dirty and unattractive. It is important that anyone with herpes realize that it can happen to the best of people and is not typically a reflection of the sexual promiscuity of that person. There are a few things that anyone with herpes should be aware of and work towards addressing as soon as possible. Herpes affects every person differently. In some people it creates huge sores on the mouth and genitalia while other people rarely have outbreaks. It is important to know that the herpes infection flares up once a month and is far more contagious during that week than during other parts of the month. It is also important that any sexual partners be warned before sexual activity that they are at risk of contracting the disease. In some states it is considered a crime to not give warning to someone that they are at a high risk of contracting an incurable disease, so it is best that any potential partner be informed for protect both individuals. Contracting herpes is an embarrassing issue that most people do not want to discuss. It is important that anyone with the disease talk to a doctor as soon as symptoms are noticed. There are medications that can help control the obvious signs of a herpes infection, though none of them are capable of curing the disease. It is also vital that any potential lovers are given advanced warning that they are highly likely to get infected.

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How can a 3 yr old get genital herpes?

How do people get Genital Herpes?Herpes can only live outside of the human body for a short period of time; it can survive outside of an infected body for several minutes. It may be long enough to be passed from the contaminated hands of an infected person, to a person who does not yet have the infection. However, although it is possible to pass herpes in this way, it isunlikely for someone to catch herpes this way.Herpes can be spread even when the infected has no visible sores. It can be spread because the person is shedding the virus cells, or their sores are so tiny that they cannot be seen or felt.It is possible for an infected mother to pass this infection on to her child, during the birthing process.Herpes can be spread through a blood transfusion.Herpes can be spread by touching contaminated blood, when you have an open wound.Herpes can be spread by touching a sore, a lesion, or wound of an infected person.Herpes can be transmitted by transplant of an infected organ, to an uninfected organrecipient.Herpes can be spread by contaminated and dirty needles.But the most common way to spread herpes is by sexual intercourse, and herpes can be spread, even by those without symptoms of the infection.Oral sex allows spreading of the 'oral herpes' to the genitals.(It is not considered possible to catch herpes from hot tubs, toilet seats or towels, nor can it be spread by bathing with an infected person.)

How is herpes transmitted from one person to another?

Herpes is spread by coming in contact with the herpes virus. The herpes virus can be spread even when a person isn't having an outbreak.

Can you get herpes from touching someones saliva but with your fingers and their herpes not showing at the time?

Only if the person in question is infected with a Herpes viral infection of the mouth. Basically, if they have oral herpes, yes. Otherwise, no.

Can you get chlamydia from sitting right behind an infected person?

You can't get chlamydia from sitting right behind an infected person. Chlamydia is spread by sexual contact with someone who's infected. You can get it from oral, anal, or vaginal sex; genital-genital contact; sharing sex toys; or birth to an infected woman.

How does measles spread-?

mealses spreads when virus droplet are circulate though the air from an infected person to an uninfected person (otherwise known as coughing on someone)

Is it possible for a person to have herpes but have no symptoms?

Yes it is possible; it is called asymptomatic.

Can you get herpes from someone that is not infected?

Herpes can only be passed through direct skin-to-skin contact with the infected area such as kissing, intercourse, genital-to-genital rubbing, vaginal intercourse.Herpes (both oral & genital) can be spread even when there are no symptoms or sores. This is called asymptomatic shedding.In case you have herpes, I recommend you to watch the #1 way to get rid of herpes Permanently -

Why are infectious diseases often common in crowded cities and refugee camps?

In both environments there is a lot more opportunity for an infected person to come into contact or near an uninfected person and transmit the disease.

I kissed a girl deeply for about 15 mins is there any chance to get aids?

Kissing alone (saliva) will not transmit HIV. There is 1 documented case I am aware of where a person was infected with HIV from deep kissing, but it was caused from blood in the mouth of the infected person transmitted through the gums of the uninfected person.

Why do people who dont have herpes get cold sores?

A person has to be infected with the herpes virus (type 1) to get a cold sore.

Is polio an infectious disease?

Yes. It multiplies in the gut, often causes diarrhea, is excreted and then ingested by the next victim.

What are examples of direct contact?

The physical contact between an infected person and a susceptible person