It is already becomes main question of many people dealing with genital herpes. Even you may also have question on whether you can get genital herpes from oral sex or not. Before going further, you better acknowledge first about the virus that creating genital herpes disease. The virus called as herpes simplex virus 2 or HSV 2. This virus can make you suffer from itchy and burning feeling in the buttock, upper thigh and genital area.
Not only that, HSV 2 also can bring painful trips in the urination and influenza symptom. Usually, this type of herpes is transmitted through vaginal and anal sex. The process started when this virus pass from a person that has HSV 2 and then infected the partner mouth during oral sex. However, this case is rarely happen. That is why, it is debatable about can you get genital herpes from oral sex.
Still confuse how it is possible to happen? Here is the example. When your cold sore partner doing oral sex on you then the herpes may also attacking you. The differences are only about the location where the herpes viruses attack. Even a professor of medicine at University of Alabama at Birmingham also said that there is an increased trend of genital herpes that caused by HSV 1 after doing oral genital sex.
Even though it is rare but you still carry risk when you have oral sex with someone that has herpes. Oral sex is commonly becomes the way to spread the herpes simplex type 1 from someone mouth into genital part of their partner. Even 50 percent of genital herpes is caused HSV 1. That is the reason why you better avoid having oral sex with someone that has herpes virus.