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Is there anything to stop the spread of genital herpes after finding out that the partner had fever blisters?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Fever blisters are usually referred to herpes labialis (cold sores, caused by hsv, type 1 virus), which is not genital herpes (caused by hsv, type 2 virus).
Occasionally HSV 1 virus may be transferred during oral sex to the genitals of the partner of the infected individual, but this is not very common. The best way to prevent spread is to avoid direct contact with the infected body part.

In brief: Confused

Fever blisters are usually referred to herpes labialis (cold sores, caused by hsv, type 1 virus), which is not genital herpes (caused by hsv, type 2 virus).
Occasionally HSV 1 virus may be transferred during oral sex to the genitals of the partner of the infected individual, but this is not very common. The best way to prevent spread is to avoid direct contact with the infected body part.
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