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Would herpes simplex 1 ever clear up and will you ever have outbreaks in your genitals?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes and no

Herpes type i causes cold sores.
Once you have herpes, it lives in your nerves and cannot be removed. It will cause outbreaks in the same area. It will not move to other areas of the body. If you have frequent outbreaks, it can be suppressed with a daily medication.

In brief: Yes and no

Herpes type i causes cold sores.
Once you have herpes, it lives in your nerves and cannot be removed. It will cause outbreaks in the same area. It will not move to other areas of the body. If you have frequent outbreaks, it can be suppressed with a daily medication.
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