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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Herpes From Kissing Someone

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Can you get oral herpes from kissing someone with oral herpes?

Can you get oral herpes from kissing someone with oral herpes?

Yes: There are 2 main Herpes simplex viruses, HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 causes the common cold sores, whereas HSV-2 is genital herpes. If one performs oral sex, they can certainly get Genital herpes (HSV-2) on the oral area. Either way, the HSV viruses can be contagious. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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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Can u get herpes from kissing someone that has herpes. The virus is not shedding at this time?

Can u get herpes from kissing someone that has herpes. The virus is not shedding at this time?

Herpes: Herpes is a common problem. It is possible to transmit virus even without lesions--it is called aysmptomatic viral shedding. Avoidance should be used and may reduce transmission, but not to 0--since not all areas are covered or protected. Consult your doc for any specific concerns or for treatment. ...Read more

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How often on average can you get herpes from kissing?

How often on average can you get herpes from kissing?

? often can you kiss: Every incicent is an open invitation if the environment is right. Stay unfriendly a while. ...Read more

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Can u get herpes from kissing somebody on the cheek?

Can u get herpes from kissing somebody on the cheek?

Yes: If the person you are kissing has active lesions on the cheek you are kissing, you may catch it from him. ...Read more

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Where do I find doctor and can I get herpes from kissing?

Where do I find doctor and can I get herpes from kissing?

Yes: Virus are opportunistic and will find any open lesion, trauma or succeptible area. Stear clear for a while. ...Read more

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Can I get herpes without kissing anyone?

Can I get herpes without kissing anyone?

Yes: It can be spread by sharing lip makeup, lip balm. Best to just use your own. ...Read more

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If i kiss someonewith herpes 1 will i get it?

If i kiss someonewith herpes 1 will i get it?

Possible: "fever blisters" are herpes. That is usually transmitted by kissing - many people with herpes do not know they have it and could be shedding the virus - if that is the person you kiss, and you come in contact with the area that is shedding virus, you will likely contract herpes. ...Read more