Genital Herpes (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
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
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Must Read Articles Related to Genital Herpes
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Genital Herpes:
Genital Herpes - Symptoms and Signs
What symptoms and signs did you experience with genital herpes?
Genital Herpes - Treatment
What were effective treatments for your genital herpes?
- Early Care for Your Premature Baby
- What to Eat When You Have Cancer
- When to Take More Pain Medication