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Chances of HSV-2 transmission through oral sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i am dating a girl with HSV-2. would i contract HSV-2 if i gave her oral sex?
Doctor :   yes it is contagious
Doctor :   you are at a risk of getting it
User :   even if she isnt having an outbreak and she is using medication to keep it under control?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   as you are not under any medication cover
Doctor :   you are at risk
User :   ok. there is a vaccination to prevent me from contracting HSV-2, right?
Doctor :   yes there is
User :   ok. thank you
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
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