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Could herpes simplex 1 cause outbreaks in your genital area?

Herpes. Outbreaks from herpes happen at the site that one was infected. They do not travel or migrate elsewhere on the body. The reason we no longer define herpes by the words 'oral' and 'genital' is that you can get these viruses on any part of your body exposed to them. Read more...

Please help! What is the cause of herpes simplex 1?

Herpes Simplex Virus. (hsv) 1 causes most oral cases (i.e. Cold sores). However, hsv -2 can also infect the mouth/ oral area. Read more...

Are cold sores and fever blisters caused by herpes simplex 1?

Cold sores - HSV1. Yes - cold sores and fever blisters are the same thing and are most commonly caused by HSV-1. Rarely, HSV-2 can cause oral herpes given the increased practices of oral sex compared with decades ago (i.e. the 1950s). You will note STRESS causes these to come out (for example after a fever from another illness), so best to keep stress levels to an absolute minimum. These are infectious to others BTW. Read more...

Could herpes simplex 1 be spread to the genitals?

Herpes. Herpes can infect any part of the body it comes in contact with. So, the simple answer is yes. But, one cannot get the infection a second time. One can only be infected once by the herpes type one or the herpes type two virus. If you are one to he people in america not already infected with herpes simplex or type one then you are at risk of getting infected. Read more...

Could herpes simplex 1, turn into herpes 2?

NO. One does not morph into the other. But genital herpes can move to normal location of cold sores ; vice versa. Read more...
Herpes. Nope. These are two separate viruses. Now, herpes type one, 95% of the time is found near or on the mouth of an infected individual. And herpes type two infecitons are found somewhere between the belly button and the thigh of an infected person more than 90% of the time. A person who has herpes does not have their infection migrate to another location on their body. Read more...