A 24-year-old female asked:
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Can lip picking if you have no cold sores and wiping down there after peeing cause genital herpes?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Although there is often herpes virus in the mouth without lesions, there just isnt that much carried down there that way. It needs to be direct contact.
Answered on Apr 14, 2016

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