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Can you get HERPES by sharing a drink with the

Patient: Can you get HERPES by sharing a drink with the infected person?

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.It is possible at least theoretically since exchange of saliva can cause Herpes 1 to get transmitted. See a Doctor to confirm this. And once done, get the treatment. All the best.Hope this helps you.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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