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If a man had a cold sore present on his lip and performed oral sex on his wife, could the wife contract herpes? If so, could she get herpes simplex(cold sore type) or due to the location of the contact, could she get genital herpes? I hope I'm making sense here? So is there any chance that a woman could have an outbreak of genital herpes because her husband performed oral sex on her while having a cold sore present during the act?
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