Can you get herpes from someone touching a cold sore&then touching your stomach?

Answer On One Hand: Herpes Is Highly InfectiousHerpes, the disease caused by Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2, is a highly contagious disease. A person is infected by the virus coming into contact with damage... Read More »

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Can you get herpes on your genitals after touching a cold sore?

On One Hand: HSV-1 Is ContagiousCold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1), a contagious virus that is usually transmitted through saliva, shared drinks or other personal items. HSV-1 ... Read More »

Should you avoid touching people if you have herpes?

You really should see doctor and get this checked out, it may not be herpes it could be a bacterial infection.If it is herpes on your hands then you may want to abstain from touching people (specia... Read More »

Does having cold sores mean you have herpes?

On One Hand: A Cold Sore Means You Have Herpes.Cold sores, also called fever blisters and oral herpes, are caused by the herpes virus. This virus typically passes from person to person. Activities ... Read More »

If you get cold sores, does it always mean that you have herpes?