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A 39-year-old male asked:

Can you still get your vagina waxed if you have herpes? not an active outbreak but a history of genital herpes.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Most waxing professionals use gloves and there should not be any issue if you are not having a breakout.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

I am getting an outbreak, is there a possibility i could get genital herpes?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Herpes simplex: Herpes simplex 2 is the most frequent cause of genital herpes. It appears as a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix ; they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. The fluid in the lesions is very contagious. Some people contract herpes simplex 2 without symptoms. To know if your genital lesions are from hsv please see your.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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physician for evaluation and testing. Take care.
Mar 12, 2014

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