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I was diagnosed with Simplex 2 last May, in the anal region...since then, I've been on the fritz with my shower hygiene. I was wondering how I should clean myself when I'm not having an outbreak. Is asymptomatic shedding too dangerous to risk using my hands for anything? What sort of practice should I keep? I'm SO scared of transferring it to the frontal genital area, or my lips....but it's so hard to stay clean... Any help to put my mind at ease is appreciated.
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