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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
14 years experience Dentistry
Very Easy: Kissing can spread it, using the same silverware, the same toothbrush, etc. It cannot be spread unless you are in an "active" phase, but the active p ... Read More
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Dr. R Lee Hinson
38 years experience Dentistry
Herpes virus : Is very infectious & the infectious stage of herpes type one is several days. The blisters on lips contain literally millions of viral particles that ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
HSV1: Yes anywhere in the mouth can get a cold sore.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: The most common way this occurs is through oral sex. At that time if there is any lesion in the mouth or any virus present it can be spread to the gen ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wow: Possible, not probable. Virus can be shedding without an apparent outbreak. There would be a dilution effect in the food...Not likely.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
55 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Hsv-1 is a virus transmitted by blood or saliva. I would be more worried about your partners history because you can contact hpv or HIV or even hcv.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meenakshi Jain
47 years experience Gynecology
HSV : It is possible to transmit the virus if contamination occurred in a moist area during an active lesion because hsv transmission usually occurs by dir ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Not usually UNLESS: there is a direct communication through perhaps a PERFORATED eardrum and your fingers are contaminated with material from an active lesion of HSV on y ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Levi Palmer
17 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Yes: Although HSV 1 doesn't really favor the vagina (sacral nerve) it can. Incidence is dependent upon multiple factors.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Infections: I am responding to one portion of your question. Smoking a cigarette can spread HSV1. REF: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/lip-balm-herpes_b_984665. ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Nobody knows: Valtrex helps block the creation of new herpes viruses, but there are still some viruses created. How contagious? Nobody knows for sure. A person who ... Read More

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