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Oral sex with HSV2 and HPV. No go, right?
LadyRunner6 posted:

Years ago I saw an episode of Private Practice (2X19 What Women Want) where a male patient developed oral cancer after having oral sex with his girlfriend who had HPV vaginally. I don't trust everything I see on TV and don't know how much research the writers do for this show. Is that possible? I have been positive for 13 strains of HPV, including 16 & 18, and HSV2 for about 10 years and I decided to completely abstain from that particular activity for fear of infecting someone else. What are the odds of transmitting HPV or HSV2 from vaginal to oral contact?

On the flip side of that, I had oral sex with the man who infected me with HPV and HSV2. (I know who infected me because I had only had sex with one man when I was 20. Not exactly the parting gift I expected.) Does this mean that I have these infections orally in addition to vaginally? How do I find out? In Terri Warren's book it said that a blood test will show if I'm positive for the antibodies, but not where they're actually present within my body. Should I completely refrain from being on the giving end of oral sex as well to reduce the likelihood of infecting someone else? I don't want to infect anyone else, but what is safe for me to even do?

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