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Can i catch herpes by fingering a girl who had a cold sore outbreak on her mouth only but nothing on genitals? will the vaginal secretion will also be contagious?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Yes. Lower risk than catching oral herpes from kissing but still a risk (whether or not active lesions are present)

Answered 8/8/2021

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