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A 36-year-old member asked:

I've touched my vagina and then my eyes, could i have gotten herpes?

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Dr. Todd Purkiss
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
No: Unless you already have herpes to begin with, you cannot get it by touching your genitals then another part of your body. If you have active herpes and are concerned you may have spread it to your eye by contact, that is also unlikely.

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Last updated Sep 12, 2018

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