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How safe is oral and vaginal sex with one partner having oral HSV-2 and the other genital HSV-2

  • I have read oral HSV-2 is not in the site of preference so can someone with genital HSV-2 catch the oral through kissing or could someone not having HSV at all? Wouldn't oral to genital either way be relatively safe? And wouldn't unprotected genital be safe since both are HSV-2 types?

    Asked by Anonymous in Herpes Jan 06, 2016
  • Posted on Jan 10, 2016

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