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Can U Get Herpes By Giving Oral Sex
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
Is it possible to get oral herpes form giving oral sex? It's been 3 months and no signs or symptoms.
Possible, not common: Performing oral sex on a partner with genital herpes could risk oral infection. However, it is quite uncommon. If you didn't develop symptoms (oral sores, sore throat, etc) within a few days, then probably you weren't infected. It's time to stop worrying about it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i get genital herpes from giving oral sex to a man? Could I have passed it on to my current partner who I have unprotected sex w and i got it?
Yes: You could pick up HSV from giving oral sex to a man with an open lesion. The HSV would be on your lip so you would eventually get a fever blister. Then if you had an open lesion on your lip you could give it to your current partner. You also could transfer the virus from your hands that touched the man with active HSV to your own genitals - it takes open skin to open skin for transmission. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get cold sores occasionally. Can I infect male genitals with herpes by giving unprotected oral sex, if I do NOT have an outbreak at the time?
Herpes: 25% of americans have the std herpes known as herpes type a two. 75% have the other heroes type one. Herpes is transmitted skin to skin or skin to mouth. Or saliva to skin. So, yes, if you are not previously infected you can get herpes from an infected partner. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes!: The "outbreak" is one you are aware of. You may have had minor subclinical outbreaks earlier. Another possibility is that there is no link! ...Read more
I gave oral sex to a woman and I am worried about contracting herpes, hpv, warts or somthin. I heard to get something oral is rare is this true?
Mostly true: Oral sex can be considered safe sex. It's not completely free of STD risk, but low risk for all STDs and zero for some. Altogether a lot safer than unprotected vaginal or anal sex. Risk is especially low for cunnilingus (oral-vaginal). Oral warts and herpes in particular are rare from oral sex. No need for testing if no symptoms (sores of lips or tongue, sore throat) in next 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
Dating girlfriend for 11 months & never caught type 1 herpes from kissing her. Just received oral sex, can I get herpes? She's never shown any signs.
Wrong question: First: most people your age already have herpes type 1 but have no symptoms. Second, many people have type 2. Some have symptoms, some do not. Why are you concerned about catching herpes from this person? Does she have any symptoms? If you already have either or both types you cannot catch it because you already have it. A blood test can determine if a person has one of these viruses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pretty much: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease-so something sexual must be going on. These days, it's not like the 1950s, so sometimes HSV1 and HSV2 can get a little mixed up. (The first virus is the cold sore virus, and the second one is classically associated with genital herpes, but now the 2 can interchange a bit depending on the activity). Herpes is very infectious BTW-talk/take precautions ...Read more
Can having hsv-1 giving oral sex causes the person receiving it have genital herpes of hsv-2? What is the chances of receiving hsv-2?
Apples and oranges: A person with apples can only give her friend apples. A person can receive oranges only from a friend who has oranges. Herpes 1 and 2 are like apples and oranges. They do not change into one another. However, herpes is called the "gift that keeps on giving" because once a person catches herpes 1 or 2, she can never get rid of it, yet she can give it to another person, and another, and another... ...Read more
If someone with cold sore gives u oral sex and you get one on your genitals will you have herpes for sure ?
Can u get herpes in u mouth and throat from performing oral sex, or does it have to b cold sores on the outside?
That is : Possible (if he has it).Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it possible for someone to have anal sex vaginal sex and oral sex and get herpes only in one area?
Get it in all 3 area: Getting oral herpes does not immunize one from getting it elsewhere in the body. It is good practice to have protected sex or to not interact sexually or even kiss someone with an active cold sore. Let the sore heal and the scab disappear before having "fun!". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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