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A 30-year-old male asked:

Can i acquire hsv 1 and 2 if the sweat or saliva of infected person came into my finger? getting pcr hsv 1 and 2 blood test after week is conclusive?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
No risk: No, you will not catch HSV1 or 2 by such contact, only by direct contact through sex or kissing. Don't waste your money on testing unless you have actual herpes blsiters/sores, if your doctor agrees. Don't get yourself tested without professional advice.
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Last updated Sep 2, 2016

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