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What should I do if my partner has symptoms of genital herpes?

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If you know your partner has genital herpes, always abstain from sex when symptoms are present. Or, if you see a sore on someone's genitals, don't have sex with that person until you're sure they don't have genital herpes. Remember, not everyone with genital herpes has symptoms, and herpes sores can be very hard to spot.

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CDC. 

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 07, 2016

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CDC. 

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 07, 2016

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