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Is it possible to get herpes from someone that performed oral sex on you?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

The virus is easily transmitted from oral secretions to the mucous membrane surfaces of both men and women.
Not an uncommon route of acquisition of infection.

In brief: Yes.

The virus is easily transmitted from oral secretions to the mucous membrane surfaces of both men and women.
Not an uncommon route of acquisition of infection.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Agree w Dr. Raff

Herpes simplex 1 and 2 - can both be transmitted to both genital and oral area.
Hiv may be transmitted if infected fluids (semen, vaginal secretions, blood) come in contact w inflamed tissue/ sore/ulceration in throat or mouth.

In brief: Agree w Dr. Raff

Herpes simplex 1 and 2 - can both be transmitted to both genital and oral area.
Hiv may be transmitted if infected fluids (semen, vaginal secretions, blood) come in contact w inflamed tissue/ sore/ulceration in throat or mouth.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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