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A 26-year-old female asked:

if my partner had a cold sore, licked his fingers, then touched my vagina does that put me at risk of contracting hsv 1?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Transmitting herpes: In theory this might happen, but extremely rarely. HSV infections usually take hold only if the virus is massaged into the tissues. That's why initial genital herpes usually has most lesions at sites of maximum friction during sex (labia, vaginal opening, penis). The important thing is that you and he not kiss, and that he not perform oral sex on you, during his oral herpes outbreaks.

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