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The guy i'm with has genital herpes & touched himself & then fingered me right after. he's not having outbreak at time but said he felt one coming? he is not on suppressive therapy. could i have been infected? no visible cuts on hands (except he got a man

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Improbable: but possible. HSV2 is a sexually transmitted virus, usually through genital secretions. Low chance, of infection through touch, but it has been reported and seen. Condoms are mandatory: right?

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