A 25-year-old female asked:
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what happens if someone knowingly gives you genital herpes?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: You may or may not develop outbreaks in the future. Some people only become carriers and do not get breakouts. Blood tests to see if you're carrying the genital herpes virus may not turn positive until 4 months from your exposure.
Answered on Feb 6, 2014
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Terrible: That sounds terrible and mean, i hope that didn't happen to you. I don't think it's prosecutable, by law, but you would have to check with a lawyer to answer that definitively.
Answered on Feb 7, 2014

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