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A 23-year-old male asked:

If a person has active oral hsv 1,not 2 or has never had any sores in her private part, can she still transmit hsv1 through unprotected vaginal sex?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HSV transmission: Herpes virus be it Type I or II can be transmitted from oral to vaginal or vice versa if there are active lesions(sores) present.

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Last updated Feb 24, 2016

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