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can herpes type 1 cause genital herpes

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: The page still shows this Q still unanswered although I did it. So, I repeated; HSV-1 genital herpes can cause itching, sore, and pain as that from HS ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
It Depends: What do you mean by "take a chance". He happens to have a virus that he could possibly give you that is not life threatening & manageable.There are th ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Herpes simplex virus type i does infect the genital tract. As a matter of fact, nearly 60% of neonatal herpes infections (mostly acquired from genita ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Shingles is from herpes zooster - not from the herpes simplex virus.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is : Possible.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Herpes simplex keratitis (infection of cornea with herpes simplex virus) doesn't always occur.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex 1: Virus can occur on the genitals.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Herpes simplex i can effect genitalia.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Syphilis can cause ulcerations called Chancre. You can search Google for syphilis Chancre and it will show you numerous images as to what it looks lik ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Old thought was that hsv 1 was oral, hsv 2 was genital. Later data shows that either can affect either location.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Both types: Herpes simplex type1 and type 2 can both cause genital herpes. Both types of herpes virus can also cause oral herpes. However, type 2 is most common i ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Even if a person who has a herpes simplex virus does not have active lesions they can still transmit the virus through a process called viral shedding ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually through oral: Usually follows oral sex but may occur through genital sex in an infected partner with genital herpes simplex 1.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: No you have to come in contact with someone who has herpes.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: It retreats into the nerve and come back out again later.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Herpes type 1 and type 2 are different viruses. They don't mutate into one another. A person can get both types. Either or both types can occur on the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No contra-indication but cannot be shared with another person.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Although not the: Norm- it is possible.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This is the virus : That usually causes (oral) cold sores. However, it is possible to transmit it to the genital area.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex 1: Could cause genital lesions but it doesn't cause genital warts.Human papillomavirus can cause genital warts.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: But the herpes simplex 1 virus could spread to locations where herpes simplex 2 is usually found.

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