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is it possible to get herpes from having a colonoscopy as I

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is it possible to get herpes from having a colonoscopy as I have never had anal sex but have a colonoscopy every year. I do know for sure that my partner has had several partners but I have never had anal sex with him ie I have'nt had sex with him at all for several years now nor with anyone else bar having a colonoscopy.
That isn't possible. The scopes are sterilized before each colonoscopy, and that kills all germs.
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