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Hayward, CA
A 22-year-old female asked:

Is it possible for hsv-1(herpes 1)to show symptoms such as genital sores without prior contact with an infected individual by sexual intercourse? how?

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Dr. Raymond Schneider
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Oral contact: Normally herpes 1 is above the waise and herpes 2 is below the waist. So is someone with oral herpes1 or 2 performs oral sex on you, you may end up with the genetal herpes without intercourse.

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Last updated Dec 14, 2014

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