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please help i was chewing on a plastic bottle cap and spit landed on my arm and then i wiped my eye and the spit got in to my eye will i get herpes ?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Doubtful: If the bottle cap contained spit contaminated with Herpes type two, it might cause a problem Type one is the most common and you are almost certainly immune to that type.
Answered on Jul 31, 2017

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