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I was just diagnosed with HSV 2. Can I pass HSV2 by kissing someone or by giving oral sex? Can I give it to someone just by rubbing body parts together (what they call dry humping) without having sex? I am now on Valtrex, what else can I use besides condoms to prevent transmission? HSV is a virus that is transmitted by infected body fluids. Mouth to mouth kissing isn’t likely to transmit HSV2. Oral sex can transmit disease but it is rare in the absence of an outbreak. Dry humping, where there is genital contact without penetration is unlikely to lead to disease transmission as long as there is a barrier in place, however, there can be ejaculate and vaginal secretions during dry humping -- both of which can have virus in it -- even in the absence of an outbreak. People with herpes can reduce the risk of transmission by using condoms and you can reduce the risk further by taking suppressive therapy . Important: We hope you...
Gonorrhea -- A bacterial infection of the urethra (urine tube), cervix or anus, gonorrhea can be transmitted to your throat and cause a severe throat infection. Syphilis -- A highly contagious bacterial infection that can be transmitted from a partner's genitals to your mouth. Hepatitis B -- This is a viral infection of the liver, which is spread by contact with an infected person's blood. Small tears in the anal area could transmit this virus through cuts or sores in your mouth into your blood. Hepatitis A -- This viral infection is transmitted by fecal-oral contamination so this could happen from licking a partner's anus. Nasty Genital Germs Really -- what could you catch from oral sex? Unfortunately, a lot. Here are the sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that could be transmitted to you from an infected partner if you give oral sex: HIV -- This virus can pass from a guy's ejaculate or pre-ejaculate (the liquid that leaks o...
Generic Name: CEFIXIME - ORAL Pronounced: (sef-IX-eem) Suprax Oral Precautions
Before taking cefixime, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
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a certain intestinal disease (colitis)
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