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...
Here are some terms you may hear when people talk about oral sex: Fellatio -- This is when a guy's penis is taken into a partner's mouth and licked or sucked. The testicles can be orally stimulated also. The guy can ejaculate inside the partner's mouth (followed by a spit or a swallow) or ejaculate outside it. Lots of guys love a good blowjob, and they love to watch their partners do it. Cunnilingus -- This is oral stimulation of the female's genitals. There can be licking and sucking of the clitoris and labia minora and thrusting of the tongue into the vagina. Some women also like having a finger inserted into the vagina or anus for extra stimulation. For some women, this is best or even the only way for them to have an orgasm. Analingus -- This is licking the anus. There are lots of nerve endings in the anal area that make licking that area pleasurable. That's what oral sex means -- now see what it means for you: If you don't have ora...
Generic Name: METRONIDAZOLE - ORAL Pronounced: (MET-roe-NYE-da-zole) Metronidazole Oral Precautions
Before taking metronidazole, tell your doctor or
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tinidazole; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
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nervous system disorders (e.g., seizures)
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