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About a week ago I bit my lip very hard

Patient: About a week ago I bit my lip very hard. It bled and eventually scabbed over. The scab healed nicely and soon almost disappeared. Not thinking anything of the scab, I performed oral sex on my boyfriend last night. Later on I felt a tingling on my lip. I woke up this morning to a swollen lip and a cold sore. Is my boyfriend at a serious risk for genital herpes? I am worried sick.

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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