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could you give yourself genital herpes from touching a cold sore and then touching down there?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: It is possible to transfer type1 herpes virus from cold sore to genitals.
Answered on Jun 22, 2017

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