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A 25-year-old female asked:

Can i transmit hsv 2 during unprotected vaginal intercourse if there is no asymptomatic shedding? is there an at-home test i can take before having sexual intercourse to test for asymptomatic shedding

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes: Yes. You should practice safe sex unless you make full disclosure to your partner. Disclosure is a must in any case.
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Last updated Mar 1, 2013

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