Can you get herpes in throat?

Herpes simplex. This would be rather unusual. Coxsackie virus will produce a condition known as herpangina which involves the fauces and pharynx and looks very much like the blisters of herpes simplex. Imagine also that you could get herpetic lesions if you performed deep oral penetration of the penis of a man infected with this virus, but not very common.

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Can you get herpes in your throat?

Possibly. Blister-like lesions in your throat may be herpes, but more likely to be due to coxsackie virus infection causing a condition known as herpangina. Herpes simplex has the potential to produce lesions anywhere in the respiratory tract, but outside of the mouth it would be very unusual in a person who is not immune suppressed. Read more...