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Are condoms a hundred percent effective against herpes simplex virus?

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In brief: No.

They can tear, and also they do not cover all skin areas in contact.

In brief: No.

They can tear, and also they do not cover all skin areas in contact.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology

In brief: No

You can still get hsv where the condom is not touching the skin.
Only abstainence is 100% effective.

In brief: No

You can still get hsv where the condom is not touching the skin.
Only abstainence is 100% effective.
Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dr. Harry Greenberg
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