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Can genital herpes be passed on to the mouth as oral herpes

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Can genital herpes be passed on to the mouth as oral herpes if the two types are different?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 1 month ago.

Hello! My name is Dr.Ehtisham. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply momentarily.

Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 1 month ago.

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 1 month ago.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I did read that oral herpes can get passed to genitals but genital herpes doesn't usually get passed to mouth. So are you saying that's not true then?
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 1 month ago.

Yes you read it right

Only rarely it can happen though

Please do let me know if you have any other question

 

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