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Can you tell me is herpes simplex 1 contagious?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes -it's contagious

Herpes simplex virus - 1 is most often associated with cold sores.

In brief: Yes -it's contagious

Herpes simplex virus - 1 is most often associated with cold sores.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
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In brief: Herpes

Yes. It is a viral infection that 75% of us have.
Most people get herpes type one during their childhood. Once you have it you cannot get it again.

In brief: Herpes

Yes. It is a viral infection that 75% of us have.
Most people get herpes type one during their childhood. Once you have it you cannot get it again.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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