I just met a gentleman who informed me he had

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Q: I just met a gentleman who informed me he had genital herpes. He does not have any active lesions or sores on his penis but still has the infection. I touched his penis and then proceeded to touch mine. What is the possibility of this transferring? What are preventative measures that can be taken to make the relationship still intimate but avoid infection?

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