A 36-year-old female asked:
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can you get herpes from urine? if it gets around your vagina

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: Anything is possible, but herpes genetalis is a sexually transmitted disease and usually requires direct contact skin to skin. It can of course be transmitted by oral sex as well.
Answered on Apr 25, 2018
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Yes: This can certainly occur.
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