Is it possible that my spit could’ve contained the herpe virus which then transfered to her hands when she went to go wipe it off with the shirt? I know it’s a long shot, but I don’t want to chance ANYTHING with my sexual health. Lots of websites say spit transfers the herpes virus, and others say herpes isn’t transfered through spit. Is it even possible to spread herpes to the hands, and then the hands to the genital without directly touching the sore? I NEVER touch the sore directly, nor does she, and we have never had oral sex. Most people contract oral herpes when they are children by receiving a kiss from a friend or relative. Oral herpes is transmitted through direct contact between the contagious area and broken skin (a cut or break) and mucous membrane tissue (such as the mouth or genitals). Herpes can also be transmitted when there are no symptoms present. HIV is transmitted through blood, semen, breast milk, & other body fluids. Only certain body fluids from a person who has HIV can transmit HIV:.
Herpes is spread by skin-to-skin contact with someone who carries the virus. That means you can get herpes by touching, kissing, and oral, vaginal, or anal sex. You could get a cold, the flu, mono, or the herpes virus through kissing if the other person is infected. You can also spread meningitis through saliva. Herpes 1 is spread through contact with a person infected with the virus. Sharing food or drinks or coming in contact with the saliva of someone with cold sores could also infect you with oral herpes.
Can Herpes Or Hiv Be Transmitted By Saliva. Here’s a taste of what TheBody. Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted. Dear Dr. Bob–About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I’ve ever had. Yes, STDs can be transmitted through kissing. Herpes is probably the most common STD that can be contracted while kissing. Hepatitis B is another STD that can pass from one person to another through saliva and exposed open sores. A newborn baby is said to have caught herpes after a visitor with the virus kissed the child. The herpes virus can be transmitted through saliva and oral to oral contact, even if the person with the virus is not symptomatic.