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Is it possible to get genital herpes if you and your partner didn t have it before?

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Dr. Michael Bryan
Dermatology 33 years experience
Herpes: In order to get genital herpes, you have to be exposed/contacted at some time--current partner or a previous one. A blood test can check on your exposure and antibodies.

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