Q: If I perform oral sex on a partner who has genital HSV-2 can I catch oral HSV-2?
HSV-1 and HSV-2 are caused by different viruses. HSV-1 can’t convert to HSV-2 vice versa. If you perform oral sex on a partner with only genital HSV-2 you can only catch oral HSV-2. A person has to come in direct contact with oral HSV-1 to catch the virus. HSV... For detail, click here.