A member asked:

I have so many questions but my first one is , my boyfriend fingered me and i wasnt having a outbreak or have any open sores and he put his finger in his mouth can he get hsv 1?

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Dr. John Berryman answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Your partner may not have contacted the herpes I virus at this time, but if contact at other times when the virus was active prior to physical sores present, or with previous exposure to individuals with a positive history, the chances of his being a carrier is high, b/c of the contagious nature of the herpes virus.

Answered 4/21/2021

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