I’m sorry but we don’t have studies about HSV 1 genital to genital or genital to oral transmission. I get asked this so often, it seems like a good study to do. The problem would be that I think this events are uncommon so you would have to follow people a really long time to get good results and that takes lots of money.
I would say that if you get these symptoms around the anus ever again, you need to not take medicine and go right in for a PCR swab test to see if this is HSV 1. A visual diagnosis only for herpes is wrong at least 1 out of 5 times. You need to know for sure and swabs should have been collected to avoid the exact situation in which you find yourself.
I think the circumstances suggest that if you do have HSV 1 anally (and thus genitally), you may have acquired HSV 1 orally and genitally.
A soft kiss would not transmit herpes to a partner or a child
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