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As far as I know, my condition is minor (mild episode annually, if that). Could interaction with someone with a "severe" case influence mine?

  • Asked by Anonymous in Herpes Jul 08, 2017
  • Posted on Jul 12, 2017


    STDcounselor

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  • Posted on Sep 24, 2017


    Anonymous

    Be wary of the wording that STDcounselor used. It's accidentally deceptive. You can absolutely spread the virus further across your body. "Re-infecting" it is really a non-point, as there's no cure. If you have an open sore and the virus touches another part of your skin, it does have a chance to spread there too. I always swab anything I think might have been touched with at least 70%+ rubbing alcohol ASAP. Be mindful of the things you come in contact with during an outbreak, especially yourself!

  • Posted on Aug 24, 2017


    Phe*******

    Were are these opinions coming from? Do I want to take this as gospel when it seems the doctors aren't even sure due to the variability with this disease.

  • Posted on Jul 22, 2017


    Unavailable

    No, if both of you have the same strain the severity doesn't matter, one won't influence the other.

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