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A 47-year-old member asked:

If you have oral sex with someone who has herpes without a condom are you guaranteed to catch it?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Absolutely!: More so if they have an open lesion, but always a major hazard. This "someone" should be on medication if they are planning on having sex, period!

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A 36-year-old member asked:

How safe is oral sex with a condom on if your partner has herpes?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Herpes simplex: Fairly safe, but not foolproof.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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