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I met a friend and kissed her on a cheek then i noticed she had a herpes on a lip. I dont think i had contacted her lip will i get herpes now?

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Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Unless you made contact with the herpes lesion itself you are probably fine.

In brief: Probably not

Unless you made contact with the herpes lesion itself you are probably fine.
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably not

You would have needed to have contact with the lip lesion to get oral herpes from her. A kiss on the cheek should not cause you to get the infection.

In brief: Probably not

You would have needed to have contact with the lip lesion to get oral herpes from her. A kiss on the cheek should not cause you to get the infection.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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