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Is there anything dangerous with having sex (not oral) during a cold sore outbreak?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
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In brief: Herpes transmission

Herpes (the virus that causes cold sores) can be transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected person, whether the sex is oral or other, and whether there is an active outbreak of cold sores visible or not.

In brief: Herpes transmission

Herpes (the virus that causes cold sores) can be transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected person, whether the sex is oral or other, and whether there is an active outbreak of cold sores visible or not.
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