1 doctor weighed in:

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

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
27 years in practice
49M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors