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Is HSV2 be transmitted from oral sex?

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Dr. Monika Dede

Infectious Diseases Specialist

Practicing since :2003

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Posted on Tue, 10 Jul 2018 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: Can you get hsv2 from oral sex. I've been reading some articles and read that a person giving oral sex can get it on the mouth from the genitals. Can a person get it from the mouth to the genitals?
Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
HSV2 is rarely transmitted from oral sex.

Detailed Answer:
Thank you writing in healthcare magic.

You should know that HSV2 is rarely transmitted from oral sex (in mouth from genitals and from mouth to genitals), but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible.
Usually people with compromised immune systems in particular may be at risk.

I hope my answer helps you.
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