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Chances of contracting genital herpes post safe sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i had sex with a person with genital herpes, who was not on an outbreak and i was wearing a condom.. what are the chances that i have it?
Doctor :   proably 10 percent
User :   this was a week ago? if i haven´t had an outbreak by now am I ok?
Doctor :   no u see herpes genetalis is a
Doctor :   viral attack
Doctor :   it will attack u when u r immune system is down

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