A 41-year-old member asked:
Research paper on stds: could someone with herpes 2 give someone herpes type 1?
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Dermatology 25 years experience
No: If someone has only hsv2 then they can certainly spread that virus. You cannot spread something you do not have. The same would be said about someone with only hsv1. That person could spread hsv1 through close contact.
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