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Supposing you have herpes simplex 1 with outbreaks on your face can you get in in your genital area too?

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Dr. Stephen Brunton
Family Medicine

In brief: Herpes

If you get Herpes type 1 on your face there is a little protection against getting genital heepes but not enough to prevent it.
...similarly about a third of genital herpes is type 1 and likely from Oral -genital contact. A condom will prvide some protection

In brief: Herpes

If you get Herpes type 1 on your face there is a little protection against getting genital heepes but not enough to prevent it.
...similarly about a third of genital herpes is type 1 and likely from Oral -genital contact. A condom will prvide some protection
Dr. Stephen Brunton
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