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17 May 2004

Herpes and oral sex
My boyfriend performed oral sex on me whilst having a cold sore on his mouth. Does this mean he has transferred the herpes virus to me; how will I know if he has; what measures can I take to prevent/treat it? Should I be worried?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Usually the virus which causes oral herpes is differnt from the one which causes genital herpes, but there can sometimes be cross reactions. There is a good site on herpes: www.herpes.com which will give you lots of information.

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