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Masturbating with saliva about 16 hours after i shared a drink with someone who has herpes, anything bad can happen?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Contagious: Herpes is usually transmitted by contact with the cold sore or genital area in herpes 2. If a person shedding the virus and with eruptions touches your glass it's possible for the virus to be transmitted to you that way. Genital herpes virus can also cause herpes infection in the oral area.

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