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It is easy to get herpes contagious from an infected person; oral herpes is more catching than genital form, which is often accompanied by genital wart. Preventive means include restraining from sexual contacts with infected partners. About 50 million of Americans are said to have suffered from the condition once in a lifetime. As for genital infections, they are less common, yet the number of infected people is still impressive. It is easy to get herpes contagious from an infected person; oral herpes is more catching than genital form, which is often accompanied by genital wart.

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Herpes Contagious

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Oral Herpes, Genital Wart

They are caused by HSV-1 and are transmitted through infected saliva or a close contact with open sores. Oral infections are more common and start to appear at an early age. HSV spreads very easily with about 80% of Americans reported as the victims of the HSV 1 virus. It is easy to get herpes contagious from an infected person; oral herpes is more catching than genital form, which is often accompanied by genital wart.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV Picture, HPV Disease, HPV STD, HPV Mild Dysplasia, Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papillomavirus Infection, Cervical Dysplasia, ASCUS Pap Smear, Genital Wart Pictures

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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