• Concerned Concerned
    February 10, 2009
    Can Herpes be transmitted through casual contact?
    Concerned Concerned
    February 10, 2009



    I have recently discovered that one of my very good friends has Herpes.


    However, she comes over to our house quite frequently and plays with my daughter all the time. Should I be worried that her saliva might transmit the virus to my daughter or to any of my other family members? Can herpes be transmitted through touching something she had just touched or casual contact?


    Also, I am not sure which type of herpes she has. But, in worst case scenario, please answer these questions as if she has both, please.


    Thank you!



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