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Can you get herpes from drinking after someone

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Not likely but: It is not likely but there is a remote possibility that the other person had an active herpetic lesion in the mouth and you drank immediately after he... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Contagious: If you mean drinking from the same glass that the person with herpes uses, it can be spread to you especially if that person has an active eruption. O... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Atkins
Dermatology 20 years experience
Thanks for asking!: It is unlikely unless you have an open sore on your mouth and the transmission of blood of bodily fluids went right in. You should not drink after an... Read More
Dr. Candace Spann
Dermatology 21 years experience
Yes: You can contract the herpes virus from drinking out of a contaminated glass.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Contagious: Genital herpes is usually transmitted by contact with the genital area. If a person with eruptions touches your glass it's possible for the virus to b... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Not likely: Herpes, as most other viruses, does not survive very long on inanimate objects. Obviously if you are drinking from a vessel used by someone with act... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Herpes type one: Any contact with the saliva of an individual with active herpes can be transmitted to another person. It is not as likely as is kissing or other excha... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No risk, no worry: Oral herpes requires more intimant contact than this for transmission. Don't worry about it.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Herpes simplex: Although nothing is impossible, transmission of Herpes virus through inanimate objects is highly improbable. You would seldom if ever get it from a cu... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
Dermatology 36 years experience
Yes: Sharing a drink with someone who has an active herpes infection on their lips isn't wise. The virus could be transferred from the cold sore to the can... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Little or no risk: Urine inhibits many bacteria and viruses; and even if your partner had an active genital herpes outbreak, both dilution and the uribe's anti-viral pop... Read More

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