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Can i get herpes simplex 1through a mans semen?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Herpes simplex,: As well as many other disorders, can be transmitted by exposure to bodily fluids, including semen. That's why we don't recommend unprotected sex.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

How can people get herpes simplex?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
HSV - 1 ; 2: The herpes simplex virus-1 is most often the cause of cold sores. It can be spread to the mouth or lips through activities like kissing. It can spread to the genitals by mouth to genital contact or genital to genital contact. Herpes simplex virus -2 can be spread through vaginal, anal ; oral sex.
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In what way can you get herpes simplex?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Physical contact: It requires intimate contact to contract the herpes virus.

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