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Can any one of the partners contract genital herpes by having oral sex?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Herpes transmission

If one of you already has genital herpes and is shedding virus at the time of oral sex then it can be passed to the other person.

In brief: Herpes transmission

If one of you already has genital herpes and is shedding virus at the time of oral sex then it can be passed to the other person.
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