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I was recently told by my doctor I was exposed to hsv1.. I have a sore in my nose, I'm not sure if it's my first outbreak or what. It's been there for about a week but it's almost gone. My BF lives far away because of work and I only see him once a month. I was wondering if I performed oral sex with this cut or whatever it is in my nose if it could possibly give genital herpes to him.im just a little worried
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You are just like 70% of the population who mostly obtained an oral HSV1 infection during their youth.

If your partner already has HSV1, a pretty decent chance, then there is no risk to him.

If the sore is well on it way to healing then there is no elevated risk of transmission. Not a bad idea to avoid oral sex if an outbreak is occurring.

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