A 37-year-old female asked:
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can a man have herpes only on his butt close to his lower back. with no pain during outbreak but still spread it?

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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: A hsv(+) person can shed virus while asymptomatic, so yes you can transmit it. (see: http://www.Herpes.Com/transmission.Shtml ) for more information.
Answered on Mar 23, 2013

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