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Chances of getting infected with HSV 1 - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my boyfriend was diagnoed with HSV-1 on his gentials.. I was curious if I should get tested for the virus?? I dont have any signs or symptoms. And Ive read that it is a very common virus.
Doctor :   if you have had unprotected intercourse, then this could affect you
Doctor :   you should get a screening test don eto make sure you are free of infection
Doctor :   *done to
Doctor :   since it is contagious, even if he is not having an outbreak, you still have chances of getting the infection with unprotected intercourse.
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