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spreading virus thru touching

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desperatehousewive

Just wondering how easy virus can spread if I touch my partner genitally when he is not having an outbreak? Do you think I'm okay as long as I wash my hands right after and are careful not to touch myself anywhre else? Does the virus pass only thru skin to skin contact and not by semen?

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ArizonaLove

I was just reading about ways it can be spread, i read you can pass it to other parts of yourself by touching with out washing. As long as he doesn't have outbreaks, your good to touch. Be sure to wash your hands tho before touching yourself. Also becareful when giving oral to him. It is possible to catch it from him by giving oral. Being carefula bout outbreaks is your best bet for anything.

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BoxofRain

and always make sure to check your hands and especially nails and fingers to check for tiny cuts, hang nails or any opening in the skin....it is possible to get it on your hands if he happens to be shedding and there is an entry point....other than that just wash hands really well afterwards.

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