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Is the genital herpes virus present in your urine, saliva, semen etc.?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: No

In people with genital herpes, the virus is only present in the infected skin and the nerves supplying that area.
It cannot be transmitted through urine or saliva, and probably not semen.

In brief: No

In people with genital herpes, the virus is only present in the infected skin and the nerves supplying that area.
It cannot be transmitted through urine or saliva, and probably not semen.
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