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Typical Chick
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One of my good friends just found out she has herpes. She has it in the mouth and.. down there...

Anyway
The sores on her mouth are at that almost-gone, yellow-crust stage
and today I drank after her!

I was like "Can I take a sip?" and as I did, she was like "Oh, you might get a disease!"

My quesiton - how likely is this?
It was a Hardee's cup with a straw... after she said thatI went and drank water out of the fountain so the germs wouldn't marinate around in there.

I know with Herpes, you see blisters in 7-10 days after contact, but if I kiss my bf, I don't want to give home something!!

I thought if the sores weren't open, it wasn't really possible for the germs to pass, but now I'm all nervous.

PLEASEEE tell me I'm being paranoid.
Thanks


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Dude_who_writes
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quote:
From the STI File on Herpes Simplex:
How is it spread?
Herpes viruses are spread by contact between an infected area of the body and an uninfected, susceptible area of an uninfected person's body. This means that herpes can be spread from ANY affected part of the body: penis, vulva, anus, mouth, lips/face, etc. If virus from an active sore is on a hand or an object, it can also be transmitted that way -- for instance, a person with cold sores could wipe their mouth with their fingers, then perform manual sex on an uninfected person and infect them that way. It can even be transmitted from hand to eye. Ouch.

From the situation you described, your chances of getting infected are very low, and is only a very slight chance that it could be transmitted to you. I'd suggest you check out the STI file I linked to above for a little more information on Herpes.

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[This message has been edited by Dude_who_writes (edited 05-15-2002).]


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