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A 32-year-old female asked:

if i continue to give my bf oral & he has gential herpes and i only give him oral when he has no outbreaks what are my odds of herpes in the oral area?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Herpes : Your assumptions are wrong. A person with herpes is as contagious when they have no outbreak as when they do. This viral shedding is impossible to test for or predict. We now know tat whether there is a sore or not is irrelevant. The risk is very real!

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