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Is your herpes less contagious because your virus sheds less, the longer you have had it. Is this true?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: NO !!

If you have open active lesions you are highly infective by direct contact with individuals who have never previously encountered the virus.

In brief: NO !!

If you have open active lesions you are highly infective by direct contact with individuals who have never previously encountered the virus.
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