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Buffalo, NY
A 25-year-old female asked:

my friend had a herpes outbreak had sex but she use condom and put a towel on top of her vagina so her boyfriend don't touch her skiin can he still ge?

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Unlikely: If it was protected it is less likely she will get infected.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Yes.: It is unwise to have sex during a herpes outbreak. Your companion should be on medication to prevent this. Virus is being shed 33% of the time, no lesions are present. Highly contagious and for life!

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