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A 53-year-old female asked:

If a person has both hsv-1 for 1 year and hsv-2 for 13 yeats does that help you not to get whitliw finger. i am sure i have. thanks?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Paronychia: It is very much unlikely to get a herpes infection a second time. But, if this is where you have herpes this is where you were infected. Another common problem with a finger is called a paronychia.

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