Yes, you can get herpes from oral sex. It is very common to have HSV1 on the genitals, and HSV2 in the mouth. They are essentially interchangable and the old terminology of oral/genital herpes is outdated.
You can also get either virus while wearing a condom. Also, it is very common to carry the virus for years without an outbreak. So, it is not necessarily the 2 recent interactions that infected you. It could have been many years ago that you got an infection and some recent form of stress on your body caused the breakout. good luck.
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.