It is important to remember herpes can be spread by skin to skin contact. This means that if your son or daughter has come into contact with someone who has a cold sore (whether a family member or partner), they are put at risk of contracting the herpes virus.
Can you get herpes from sitting on a toilet seat?
Can you get herpes from using a hot tub or swimming pool with someone who has herpes?
Can a herpes virus migrate to other areas of the body?
Is there any connection between herpes and HIV?
I don’t have any symptoms of herpes, therefore I don’t have herpes.
Can I give blood if I have herpes?