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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to get genital herpes on the back of your butt?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry 37 years experience
Virus spread: Herpes virus can spread to any open area such as a cut or sore on any part of the body by direct contact.
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Yes: An especially common place to get it is in the "butt crack, " between the cheeks, just north of the anus.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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