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Hello, if someone has genital hypes type-1 and another person has oral herpes type-1, is it safe for the person with oral herpes to give oral sex to the person with genital herpes, if they're both type 1?

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Dr. James Lin
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Though a legitimate concern and question, i doubt if there has ever been a study specially designed to answer your question.
After contacting and overcoming a viral infection, such persons may gain some acquired immunity but most of them - herpes included - will not last forever and flare up off and on whenever the overall defense ability falls below the threshold for self-defense. So, follow...

In brief: Here are some ...

Though a legitimate concern and question, i doubt if there has ever been a study specially designed to answer your question.
After contacting and overcoming a viral infection, such persons may gain some acquired immunity but most of them - herpes included - will not last forever and flare up off and on whenever the overall defense ability falls below the threshold for self-defense. So, follow...
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