Can You Get Herpes By Kissing Someone?

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Can I Transmit Herpes Through Kissing?

I was just diagnosed with HSV 2.  Can I pass HSV2 by kissing someone or by giving oral sex? Can I give it to someone just by rubbing body parts together (what they call dry humping) without having sex?  I am now on Valtrex, what else can I use besides condoms to prevent transmission?


HSV is a virus that is transmitted by infected body fluids.  Mouth to mouth kissing isn’t likely to transmit HSV2.  Oral sex can transmit disease but it is rare in the absence of an outbreak.  Dry...

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