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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
?: Not sure how to answer the 1st part of your question. If you received only oral sex, you can't get herpes on your anus.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. What is the question?
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes unlikely: Herpes can cause lesions similar to anal fissure, but the large majority of anal fissures are not herpes. However, if the fissure is new (within a few ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Unusual unless,: Rectal involvement? It occurs with anal sex. In this case you could have rectal pain and bleeding. A more common cause for anal bleeding is hemorrhoid ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Could be thrush: HI, the itchy would suggest it could well be thrush, try clotrimasole cream otc if it works not herpes, but candida :)
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I would go : In. The distribution of pain is wide fore genital herpes. The prodrome in a first episode is usually a viral type illness, then breakout. One would ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Usually from sex: Most likely anal intercourse.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Herpes: Get to a doctor to check it out.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes: It is unlikely that you have herpes if you have no exposure. That doesn't mean you don't have a problem having open lesions or wounds on your anus. Pl ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. R. scott Thornton
42 years experience Gynecology
Direct contact: Most likely through direct contact of skin that is affected by the herpes with the anal region, or through anal intercourse, or through oral to anal c ... Read More

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