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Possible contraction of Genital herpes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I slept with a guy and after I started hearing from people that he has genital herpes, he denies it to me and i want to know if he does indeed have it does that automatically mean I have it now too?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i can give you advice on this
User :   I am married and this hapened while I was drunk I am scared to death that I have contracted it and will have to tell my husband what happened, at this point he knows nothing about it.
Doctor :   ok
User :   should I go get tested?
Doctor :   Genital herpes is spread by direct contact with an infected person. Sexual intercourse and oral sex are the most common methods of spreading genital herpes. Any type of skin-to-skin contact, however, is capable of spreading herpes.
Doctor :   but first of all you
Doctor :   shud be sure that
Doctor :   he really had herpes
User :   he says he doesn't have it?
User :   but everyone else says he does?
Doctor :   wr u practising safe sex
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