A 38-year-old member asked:
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could the first outbreak for the genital herpes simplex virus type 1 occur over a year later?

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Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It may if there is an underlying predisposition such as stressful situation as fever.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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Yes: No contra-indication but cannot be shared with another person.

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