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Can you get herpes if someone touches there cold sore and then hands clean underwear and clothes to you? Is it safe to wear them?

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Dr. Norman Solberg
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not likely

It's not impossible, but the herpes virus doesn't survive for long on clothing.
Even if you put on the underwear right away, it would be unlikely that you would get herpes.

In brief: Not likely

It's not impossible, but the herpes virus doesn't survive for long on clothing.
Even if you put on the underwear right away, it would be unlikely that you would get herpes.
Dr. Norman Solberg
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