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can you get hiv from herpes?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: However, someone who has one may have the other as well. Always love safely, and when it comes time for unprotected love in a monogamous relationship, get checked beforehand.
Answered on Aug 4, 2015

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