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Transmission of Herpes 1 virus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I have a question about herpes 1. My friend has contracted this on her genital area and she is convincing me that she did NOT get it from her boyfriend. They are sexually active, and I'm wondering if there is any other way you can get it on the genitals without sexual contact?
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   20, female, florida, student, single
Doctor :   u can get genital herpes only thru sex
Doctor :   unprotected ones
User :   even the herpes 1 virus, though it's most common on the mouth?
Doctor :   yeah
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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