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Herpes simplex one on head of my penis? Not sure who gave it to me, but should I confront the one with cold sore?
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Dr. Richard Feinstein
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In brief: Herpes
Herpes is a viral infection of the skin.
It always comes the first time from another person. Herpes on your penis could come from your penis contacting the virus in a woman's vagina, or a persons mouth or anus, or even their hand. It doesn't pay to confront anyone about where your infection came from, and you should use condoms for sexual activity. Herpes can be treated easily with pills, or cream.

In brief: Herpes
Herpes is a viral infection of the skin.
It always comes the first time from another person. Herpes on your penis could come from your penis contacting the virus in a woman's vagina, or a persons mouth or anus, or even their hand. It doesn't pay to confront anyone about where your infection came from, and you should use condoms for sexual activity. Herpes can be treated easily with pills, or cream.
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