A 20-year-old female asked:
can my partner perform oral sex on me if i have herpes but no outbreaks? i am a woman.
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Risk: The decision is up to you and your partner. You can discuss it and take Valacyclovir to reduce the chance of transmission. Avoid sex if you feel symptoms without outbreak. Shaving can also cause an outbreak or expression even if you are on suppressive therapy. http://www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/stdfact-herpes.htm
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Last updated Dec 15, 2015
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