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Can u get oral herpes from genital herpes?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes of course

If you have oral sex with someone who has active genital herpes then can get the herpes orally, genital herpes is type 2 oral herpes is type 1 but u can get type 1 or 2 in either area.
Continuous Valtrex (valacyclovir) can prevent outbreaks of herpes, please see your gyn.

In brief: Yes of course

If you have oral sex with someone who has active genital herpes then can get the herpes orally, genital herpes is type 2 oral herpes is type 1 but u can get type 1 or 2 in either area.
Continuous Valtrex (valacyclovir) can prevent outbreaks of herpes, please see your gyn.
Dr. Alan Patterson
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Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

An active herpetic infection can be spread from mouth to genital areas.
Herpes can also be spread from genital areas to the mouth.

In brief: Yes

An active herpetic infection can be spread from mouth to genital areas.
Herpes can also be spread from genital areas to the mouth.
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dr. Pamela Asseff
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Dr. Mark Venincasa
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
Dr. Mark Venincasa
Dr. Mark Venincasa
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