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Is it possible to give my self herpes on my genitals from a cold sore?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

If you had transfer fast enough of infected fluid from your cold sore to your genitals, you could conceivably transfer it.
Rule of thumb - don't spread possibly infected fluid on genital mucosa.

In brief: Yes

If you had transfer fast enough of infected fluid from your cold sore to your genitals, you could conceivably transfer it.
Rule of thumb - don't spread possibly infected fluid on genital mucosa.
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