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Infectious Diseases

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12/20/2004

Question:

If someone has a blemish on or around their mouth and they perform oral sex on someone can that someone get herpes?

Answer:

Yes, if the blemish is a herpetic ulcer.

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Response by:

Lisa A Haglund, MD Lisa A Haglund, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati