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Can someone with skin herpes transmit genital herpes?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: If you have a herpetiform lesion on your skin, it is teeming with virus; if it touches mucosa, you can spread it (oral or genital!).
Answered on Jun 2, 2018
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