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My boyfriend has herpes simplex 1, how easy is it to contract it from him?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Very

Direct contact with someone with herpes, during any time that they are shedding virus can very easily result in your contracting that virus.
About 1 in 4 people in america have one of the herpes viruses, and about 90% don't know they have it.

In brief: Very

Direct contact with someone with herpes, during any time that they are shedding virus can very easily result in your contracting that virus.
About 1 in 4 people in america have one of the herpes viruses, and about 90% don't know they have it.
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