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How contagious is your herpes after having it for over a year?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Does not change

If you have active open lesions you are never less transmissible than the first time you have it.
Men generally transmit this less frequently when asymptomatic than do women who may be vaginally shedding the virus even in the absence of active lesions.

In brief: Does not change

If you have active open lesions you are never less transmissible than the first time you have it.
Men generally transmit this less frequently when asymptomatic than do women who may be vaginally shedding the virus even in the absence of active lesions.
Dr. Martin Raff
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