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

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

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 a cold sore spread to the genitals?

On One Hand: Cold Sores are ContagiousCold sores are caused by a virus called herpes simplex. There are two types of herpes simplex; type 1 and type 2. Herpes simplex 1 causes oral herpes like cold... Read More »
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Can you get herpes from a cold sore on the mouth?

On One Hand: Cold Sores Are Contagious Herpes OutbreaksCold sores, also referred to as fever blisters, are caused by the herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1). The herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) causes ge... Read More »
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Can a cold sore give someone genital herpes?

On One Hand: Cold Sores Can Lead to Genital HerpesMost cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1). A person with this virus can transmit the virus to the genitals of another person. Th... Read More »
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