A 29-year-old male asked:
can genital hsv 1 cause an outbreak 6-7 years after the first one? would the symptoms be less severe or about the same?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Rada Jones answered
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Yes it can.: That can happen especially if the patient becomes immunocompromised. A following outbreak would normally be less severe, but it depends on the degree of immunocompromise.
Answered on Feb 15, 2019
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