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Can I get herpes through oral sex?

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Yes. Oral herpes, which causes sores on the mouth (known as cold sores of fever blisters), can be passed to the genitals through oral sex.

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CDC. 

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 07, 2016

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CDC. 

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 07, 2016

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