That's the type of herpes that's most commonly known to cause infections of the mouth and lips, often called fever blisters or cold sores. But now, they've shown that women can also catch HSV-1 through vaginal or oral sex.
HSV-1 and another herpes virus -- herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) -- make up genital herpes. Their new study showed that women who received oral sex were nearly nine times as likely to become infected with HSV-1 as those who were sexually abstinent.
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The uterus was contracting regularly and the fetal heart was heard.
Inspection of the vulva showed no vagina, only a shallow skin dimple was present below the external urethral meatus and between the labia minora.
They disclosed their sexual practices and gave blood samples, which were screened for herpes viruses. Cherpes works in the infectious diseases division of the University of Pittsburgh's medical school.
HSV-2 infection doesn't help protect against HSV-1 write the researchers, calling for a herpes vaccine that targets both types of the virus.
Just before she was stabbed in the abdomen she had practised fellatio with her new boyfriend and was caught in the act by her former lover. She had never had a period and there was no trace of lochia after the caesarean section.