Preventing Herpes

How is Genital Herpes transmitted?

Genital herpes

Female reproductive anatomy
Learn what measures you can take to prevent the spread of genital herpes.
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  • The female condom
    Safe sex
    Learn to take precautions during sex that can keep you from getting a sexually transmitted disease (STD), or from giving an STD to your partner.
  • The male condom
    Find out how condoms can help you protect yourself from STDs.
  • The female condom
    Female condoms
    Learn more about the female condom and how it provides protection against STDs.


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  • Can You Get Herpes On Your Butt?
  • Can Herpes Cause Death?
  • Will I Always Have Discharge With Herpes?
  • What Do Gonorrhea Sores Look Like?
  • What Does A Herpes Scab Look Like?