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Can you get herpes on your butt?

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Dr. Robert Killian
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In brief: Herpes

Genital herpes usually infects skin somewhere between the belly button and thighs.
98% of those who have hsv type 2 will have their infection somewhere in this region. Herpes is usually transmitted skin to skin. So, yes, the butt, while rare is in the realm of possibilities.

In brief: Herpes

Genital herpes usually infects skin somewhere between the belly button and thighs.
98% of those who have hsv type 2 will have their infection somewhere in this region. Herpes is usually transmitted skin to skin. So, yes, the butt, while rare is in the realm of possibilities.
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