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Is it true that you can spread genital herpes even when you're not having an outbreak?
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Allison Greco
General Practice
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In brief: YES!
Genital herpes can be spread at anytime, since not all individuals know when an outbreak will happen.
Antiviral therapy and barrier contraceptive methods may help decrease the spread of the herpes virus.

In brief: YES!
Genital herpes can be spread at anytime, since not all individuals know when an outbreak will happen.
Antiviral therapy and barrier contraceptive methods may help decrease the spread of the herpes virus.
Allison Greco
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