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Can a women get genital herpes without having sex?

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Can a women get genital herpes without having sex?
Posted Fri, 20 Sep 2013 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 30 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Others ways of spread are less common

Detailed Answer:

Genital herpes is most commonly spread through unprotected intercourse. It can pass through oral sex as well.

The less common way that is explained is by person to person contact.

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