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What type of herpes simplex virus causes genetically herpes?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in 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 in genital herpes.
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
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