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A 35-year-old male asked:

does having epstein barr virus in past reduce the chance of getting herpes being passed via unprotected blowjob?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Sorry, no.: These are entirely separate diseases and to my knowledge having one does not protect you from the other. Did your partner have, or suspect they had, active herpes? If so, you need to be checked.

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Does the epstein-barr virus lay dormant similar to herpes?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes...: ...And so does the chicken pox virus, among others.

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