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i have oral herpes (hiv 1). if i kiss someone who has hiv 1 in their system will they get a cold sore?ive gotten cold sores since i was a kid.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not from your kiss: A person who already has HSV 1 in their system may get a cold sore, but it will not be from your kiss.
Answered on Dec 3, 2016

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