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Can you get herpes from drinking after someone

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 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 62 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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Atkins
Dermatology 21 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
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Dr. Candace Spann
Dermatology 22 years experience
Yes: You can contract the herpes virus from drinking out of a contaminated glass.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 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
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 40 years experience
Herpes transmission in the above described circumstances is very unlikely.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No risk, no worry: Oral herpes requires more intimant contact than this for transmission. Don't worry about it.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
Dermatology 37 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
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 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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