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A 32-year-old female asked:

Hsv-1 in genital region. first outbreak was on vagina, since then i only get them essentially at the top of the crease of my buttocks. has it moved?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Maybe not herpes: Most genital herpes due to HSV1 does not recur, or only infrequently. And herpes is uncommon in the buttocks crease; can occur, but unusual. Most likely the butt crease problem is something other than herpes. See a doctor during an outbreak so it can be tested for HSV, then you'll know for sure. Good luck!
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