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can you get herpes from spit

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Trushar Dungarani
11 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Herpes is generally a sexually transmitted disease. You would need have swallowed a decent amount of saliva to contract it from someone. Kissing is an ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Very unlikely: I've not heard of a case of such transmission. If the skin is intact it's very unlikely. If the skin is damaged, then, hypothetically yes, but again, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: This is conceivable but very very unlikely.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Possible: Possible but would be extremely rare.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Unlikely, but possible.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Virus shed from the active lesions could be in the "spit". Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk an ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No: Not , dont kiss if he has it.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NO: Why would this happen? Did you discover the act after you ate it? Was someone just teasing you?
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julian Raffoul
Specializes in General Practice
Watch for symptoms!: Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is an extremely contagious infection that does not require sexual contact to be passed from one person to another. If you n ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Panic: This is theoretically possible but not something seen in reality in the real world among real humans. This is not how you get herpes.

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