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Herpes (Definition)

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


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Is it possible to get oral herpes form giving oral sex? It's been 3 months and no signs or symptoms.

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 more

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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?

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 more

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Can u get type 2 herpes from having oral sex with someone who has type 1 herpes?

Can u get type 2 herpes from having oral sex with someone who has type 1 herpes?

If he also has Type2: One can only get type 2 herpes from another person with type 2 herpes. One cannot get type 2 from somebody who does not have type 2. So, the big question is, does he also have type 2? A visit to a primary care doctor can help figure that out, if worried. ...Read more

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Can I get herpes for oral sex?

Can I get herpes for oral sex?

Yes: Herpes (hsv) is transmitted via skin to skin contact and may be transmitted even in the absence of any visible sore or abnormality. ...Read more

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I don't receive oral sex but I give it, can I still get herpes?

I don't receive oral sex but I give it, can I still get herpes?

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 more

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Is it possible to get herpes from someone that performed oral sex on you?

Yes.: The virus is easily transmitted from oral secretions to the mucous membrane surfaces of both men and women. Not an uncommon route of acquisition of infection. ...Read more

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If i had oral sex, can I get herpes aoutbreak a year later?

If i had oral sex, can I get herpes aoutbreak a year later?

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

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