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I recently had an intimate encounter with a friend. The closest we came to sex was dry humping (apologies, if there is a clinical term for that activity, i don't know what it is); her with panties on because she said she was on her period, me undressed. A couple weeks later I developed a rash around my genitals (not on). When I asked her about it, she informed me she was hsv-2 positive, but that there is no way she could have given it to me since there was no genital contact or exchange of fluids. Is this true? Could I now be hsv-2 positive? Could it be something else I contracted from her?

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replied September 1st, 2014
General Q and A Answer A49017
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If there had been contact with blood during your sexual contact, chances of transmission of infection are possible. Consider getting yourself tested to confirm/rule out presence of infection. Do not ignore your symptoms. Visit your doctor/healthcare provider for thorough examination, evaluation, clarification and assistance. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/healthcare provider and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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