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What should you do if your partner has genital herpes?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Outbreaks

Be aware of outbreaks.
Avoid sex for 7-10 days after an outbreak heals. Have your partner consider taking medication for suppression of the herpes virus. Use condoms.

In brief: Outbreaks

Be aware of outbreaks.
Avoid sex for 7-10 days after an outbreak heals. Have your partner consider taking medication for suppression of the herpes virus. Use condoms.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Condoms, abstinence.

You should abstain from sexual activity with partners when sores or other symptoms of herpes are present.
It is important to know that even if a person does not have any symptoms, he or she can still infect sex partners. Sex partners of infected persons should be advised that they may become infected and they should use condoms to reduce the risk.

In brief: Condoms, abstinence.

You should abstain from sexual activity with partners when sores or other symptoms of herpes are present.
It is important to know that even if a person does not have any symptoms, he or she can still infect sex partners. Sex partners of infected persons should be advised that they may become infected and they should use condoms to reduce the risk.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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