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How is genital herpes typically spread?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Flax
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Sexual contact
Sexual contact with a person with active herpes can spread the infection to a partner, either genitally or orally.
Some people have an active lesion and don't know it. If you don't know your partner, use a condom!

In brief: Sexual contact
Sexual contact with a person with active herpes can spread the infection to a partner, either genitally or orally.
Some people have an active lesion and don't know it. If you don't know your partner, use a condom!
Dr. Michael Flax
Dr. Michael Flax
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Dr. Lisa Oldson
Keep in mind a person can have herpes without having any symptoms.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology
In brief: Sex
Genital herpes is spread by genital to genital or mouth to genital contact.

In brief: Sex
Genital herpes is spread by genital to genital or mouth to genital contact.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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