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Can a person get genital herpes in any other way except sexual intercourse with an infected partner?
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Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
A person can also get herpes through oral sex.

In brief: Yes
A person can also get herpes through oral sex.
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
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Justin Fuehrer
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes, oral sex
Genital herpes can be transmitted during oral sex and does not necessary require genital to genital contact.
It can also be transmittely manually after hand contact with an infected lesion.

In brief: Yes, oral sex
Genital herpes can be transmitted during oral sex and does not necessary require genital to genital contact.
It can also be transmittely manually after hand contact with an infected lesion.
Justin Fuehrer
Justin Fuehrer
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