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Genital Herpes (cont.)

Is Genital Herpes Contagious?

People with genital herpes outbreaks are highly contagious. Anyone with active disease should avoid any sexual contact when sores are present. Even the use of a condom does not prevent the spread of disease because not all sores are covered by the condom.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/11/2015

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