You should never again have unprotected sex unless you want to give your condition to your partner. Herpes has no cure and can be passed along even when sores are not present, the medication will help diminish the symptoms but the disease will always be there. The risk of spreading the disease is less when an outbreak is not present but some risks are not worth taking. You should never have unprotected sex with your partner. It is a known fact that 78% of partners of people that have genital herpes contract it while it is supposedly dormant. It is a virus that is in your body all the time, what the antiviral medication does is keep it at bay so that you get less eruptions and outbreaks. Its much safer for both of you to stay protected at all times.
No - it is a fungal infection - and must be treated with anti-fungal medication prescribed by a qualified healthcare professional. It can also be passed on to others through unprotected sexual activity.
The odds of getting pregnant in this case are the same odds as anyone else who is having unprotected sex without taking medication. Sperm doesn't care if your on medication or drugs. All it cares about is swimming to your egg and fertilising it.
I'm not sure if I completely understand the question. You can't refuse to get genital herpes. But you can refuse to have sex with some one that has it. If you have intercourse or have a lot of partners you can put your self at risk of getting it. It's part of the consiquenses that come with having unprotected sex.
You can prevent genital warts by abstaining from sex and genital-genital contact; getting the HPV vaccine; and reducing the number of partners. Condoms can also lower the risk of getting genital warts.
You can try using Ibuprofen to help with the pain and soak in warm Epsom salts baths, follow the directions on the package. The best thing to do is keep the break out clean and dry, also wear cotton underwear to help promote faster speeding time. If that doesn't help then you may want to see your doctor and talk to them about getting some antiviral medication.
Condoms and anti-viral medication are both good risk-reducers. The best precaution is open and honest communication between partners.
It's possible but herpes is less likely to spread when your partner is in between break outs. Your chances of getting it are even further reduced if they are taking antiviral medication or suppressants regularly. There is a higher chance of getting it if they have just had or are just getting a break out.
you should not have unprotected SEX Period.No matter how long you can still get pregnant and If you have unprotected sex you could get an STD. I know I was married to my first husband for 3 years and he cheated on me with a woman that had genital herpies and low and behold I got it because he had unprotected sex because he did not like condoms. so unless you are looking forward to getting pregnant it is said to be 3 days before and 3 days after your period to get knocked up.
Having genital herpes or shingles does not affect getting the other.
Overall, 1 out of 6 people have genital herpes in the US.
Antiviral medication or suppressants can help reduce your chances of contracting herpes or passing herpes if you or your partner takes them regularaly. If they don't have a break out and are taking medication regularly then you're chances of getting herpes is very low. To make it clear the person with herpes should be taking the medication to help prevent passing it.
It depends on when their last break out occured. If they just had a break out or if it was just healed then you have a higher chance of getting herpes. If they had no signs or symptoms and their last break out was weeks ago then you should only have a small chance of getting it. Your chances of getting herpes would be even further reduced if this person was taking antiviral medication regularly. Keep an eye out down stairs. It usually takes about 2-30 days for abreak out to occur. If you start getting any suspiciou signs or symptoms of a break out then you should see your doctor an get tested for herpes.