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Is it possible to get genital herpes from oral sex?

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Dr. Robert Ryan
Dentistry
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In brief: Yes

Herpes viruses are associated with mucous membranes.
Usually hsv-1 is found in the oral cavity and hsv-2 is found in the genital area. But, crossover infection is becoming more common.

In brief: Yes

Herpes viruses are associated with mucous membranes.
Usually hsv-1 is found in the oral cavity and hsv-2 is found in the genital area. But, crossover infection is becoming more common.
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