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How typical is simplex one genital herpes?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
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In brief: HSV 1

Herpes simplex virus - 1 infections are less prevalent in the genital region than hsv-2, however this gap is slowly decreasing.
In some studies, populations have seen hsv -1 surpass hsv - 2 as the predominant cause of genital herpes.

In brief: HSV 1

Herpes simplex virus - 1 infections are less prevalent in the genital region than hsv-2, however this gap is slowly decreasing.
In some studies, populations have seen hsv -1 surpass hsv - 2 as the predominant cause of genital herpes.
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