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How contagious can type 2 herpes can be and spreads to other family members ?Its asymptomatic one , any preventions ?

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Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine

In brief: Lesions contagious

You are most contagious when lesions are present and exposed.
It is best transmitted via the mucous membranes, oral or genital, even if asymptomatic. Be well.

In brief: Lesions contagious

You are most contagious when lesions are present and exposed.
It is best transmitted via the mucous membranes, oral or genital, even if asymptomatic. Be well.
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