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Customer: I have herpes simplex 1
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

what is your medical question?

you said you had herpes simplex 1?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I had a sexual encounter about 5 days ago, she gave me hand to genital stimulation. At that time I also had a condom on. There was no intercourse vaginal or oral. Just by hand, after she rubbed my leg for a few minutes. As of a few days ago I got a swollen lymph node in my inner thigh and 2 red marks that look like burns that I think I got from a heating pad. I have no blisters. The next day after I saw the swollen node I got leaky nose and a blister in my nose which I believe is herpes simplex 1. I have had herpes 1 most of my life. I was wondering what are the chances I got genital herpes from that encounter, and also do you believe that the node could be from getting nasal issues rather then from herpes 2. I guess I am worried because of the time frame of the encounter.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

basically close to zero chance of contracting genital herpes from hand to genital stimulation.

the node is from your nasal issue and runny nose.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
What if she had some virus on her hands or she touched herself then touched me.( again if she had an active virus) can the virus spread that way I hear It can transfer through skin to skin contact. I don't think she had herpes of the hand. I didn't check her hands for cuts.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Again thank you for going through this issue with me.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

you are making up scenarios which don't happen

the virus would not spread like this

you are getting out of control with worry here

you don't have risks to contract herpes this way.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

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