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Fluids coming in contact with my urethra
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Fluids coming in contact with my urethra

I fingered a girl who had herpes, I touched my urethra afterwards.  I am experiencing back pain.  I think I am experiencing other symptoms but I don't really know I feel like my head is tricking me.  What are the odds of me getting herpes from this situation?
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The odds of you getting herpes from this encounter are tiny, tiny.  There just isn't enough contact between her and you to make this a risk.  If you figure that with intercourse twice a week, without regular condom use, 4 men out of 100 in a year would get infected, then compare that to your encounter, and you can see how low the risk is.  Do you know that this person has herpes?

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Yes, I found out the day later from the person's friend.  I feel random symptoms of herpes though, like tingling of my urethra and lower back pain.  I dont have any pain while I urinate, its has been 13 days so far.  When should i get tested?
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Four months from the time of the encounter.  But again, your risk is incredibly low.  You're likely talking yourself into symptoms, which is common but not helpful.  Also, just because someone told you she has herpes doesn't mean she actually does.  

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