A 37-year-old member asked:
Can you get herpes on your balls?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: You can contract herpes on any part of the body. All that is required is exposure to the virus.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
What is herpes? Where can you get it and how ?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
General Practice 28 years experience
Herpes: Herpes is two viruses. They cause a permanent, non-curable infection of the skin and the associated nerves for that patch of skin. The simplex or "type one" is formally known as oral herpes. It is found in 75% of americans and is usually caught from family members when a child. The other, type two is known as genital herpes and can lead to significant trouble with pregnancy, delivery and hiv.
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Last updated Mar 28, 2019
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