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A 34-year-old female asked:

I have hsv1 in my mouth many years ago ...so if i slept with someone who has hsv1in genital can i infect again with hsv1in genital ?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Herpes: There are two herpes viruses. The most common one, type one, infects 75% of those in north america. Once someone has either type of herpes they cannot get it again or get it in any other part of their body.

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Last updated Feb 22, 2014

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