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can oral sex cauuse herpes with shingles

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Shingles: Is not likely related to oral sex one month ago. If you are worried about hiv, get tested!
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
26 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Shingles are a late result of the chicken pox virus. So if this is truly shingles, then it is not hiv. However, unprotected oral sex can lead to sex ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: The debris from the shingles sores can give chickenpox to a susceptible person.The shingles patient is not secreting the germ in their saliva, as they ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
54 years experience Dermatology
Not if oral carrier: If you have oral herpes or are carrying the virus there, you can spread it by oral sex.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Fairly safe, but not foolproof.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Type one or two, depending on the herpes sores of the person who performed oral sex!
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes. Latency is 3-6d: Any contact with an active herpes lesion (cold sore, wart, etc.) can lead to transmission of the herpes simplex virus, so yes it is possible to get or ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No.: Person with herpes can shed virus (=be infectious) while asymptomatic. Use condoms. For more information, see: http://www.Herpes.Com/transmission.Sh ... Read More
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.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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It is contagious,: even when there are no visible lesions.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
Sex not required: Anyone can catch herpes without having sex. The hsv type 1 or oral herpes and the hsv type 2 or genital herpes are practically identical in their clin ... Read More

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