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Herpes question

Do you think it's a great chance that I can contract Herpes if I have protected vaginal sex with a sex worker?  Since herpes is contract from skin to skin....I am so scare.
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Hi,
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2), which are found in and released from the sores that the viruses cause. Transmission can also occur from an infected partner who does not have a visible sore and may not know that he or she is infected.  Visual inspection, blood tests and obtaining sample from the sore and testing it may help rule this out. This link may help:http://www.cdc.gov/std/Herpes/STDFact-Herpes.htm
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