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When is it safe to test?

Are there any non-sexual ways to contract oral herpes besides kissing? Also, how long does one need to wait until you can test blood for herpes?

I was also curious if oral herpes recurs in the throat/tongue, but never show lesions on the lips?
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does anyone have a good answer>
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Thank you for your response.

Now does anyone have any answers about the testing window and if oral herpes can recur in the mouth/tongue/throat?
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http://www.ashastd.org/herpes/herpes_learn_oralherpes.cfm  is terrific info on oral herpes and how it is transmitted.

as an adult, you are incredibly unlikely to transmit herpes to another adult anyway other than romantic type kisses.  It's easier to transmit to an infant or toddler thru non-kissing means but not to another adult.

You need to wait 4 months after possible infection to get a type specific herpes igg blood test done.

grace
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