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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is possible: Cold sore or oral herpes simplex is caused by Herpes virus type 1 and genital herpes is caused by Herpes simplex virus. 2
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Indeed, when hsv-1 goes "below the equator", recurring infection either clinical or not is much less likely.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Viral Shedding: The herpes virus can occasionally be spread when there are no symptoms due to a phenomena known as viral shedding. It is possible for a person to car ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Anti-viral: Taking anti-viral medication can reduce, not eliminate, the risk of transmission. It would be prudent to see your doctor as you would need a prescript ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
10 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Same virus different location.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
22 years experience Gynecology
Less likely: It is possible that your girlfriend's genital outbreak was transmitted from your oral hsv1. Men are lessnlikelybtonhave genital outbreaks because the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes if you have oral: Yes you can if you have oral sex.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Genital HSV1: Nobody wants genital herpes, but if it happens HSV1 is the preferred type, partly for the reason you are concerned about. Unlike genital HSV2, HSV1 ha ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Rosin
48 years experience Internal Medicine
12%: Asymptomatic intermittent viral shedding occurs in both men and women, even in the absence of genital lesions. Hsv-2 infections have been linked to mo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
HSV1: Early signs of a type 1 genital herpes infection usually appear within two to three weeks of exposure to a partner who has the virus. The early sympto ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Genital HSV: I think that getting the same HSV1 infection in two places is technically possible, although you should have immune protection against this virus sinc ... Read More
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