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Would you date someone with herpes?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Everyone else is...

Your question suggests that genital herpes (hsv-2) is the issue.
However, would you have an issue with a person with a cold sore (hsv-1)? Believe it or not, there are 8 types of humans herpes viruses that can cause disease. By the time a person reaches adulthood in the US, greater than 75% have herpes.

In brief: Everyone else is...

Your question suggests that genital herpes (hsv-2) is the issue.
However, would you have an issue with a person with a cold sore (hsv-1)? Believe it or not, there are 8 types of humans herpes viruses that can cause disease. By the time a person reaches adulthood in the US, greater than 75% have herpes.
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