Related Questions

Can I get herpes simplex 2 on my vagina from having oral sex that has herpes simplex 1 on their mouth?

No, but, Herpes simplex 1 & herpes simplex 2 are distinct viruses. You cannot get hsv2 from someone who only has hsv1, but you can get hsv1 in the genital area or hsv2 around the mouth. It is possible to have hsv 1 & 2 both in either the oral area or the gential area. Read more...

Please advise what is the difference between herpes simplex 1, herpes simplex 2 and gential herpes?

Different Viruses. Hsv 1 and 2 are 2 viruses in the same family. They cause oral 'cold sores' and genital herpes. Both viruses can cause genital herpes. Read more...

How/why is herpes simplex 2 considered worse than herpes simplex 1?

It isn't. These viruses are very similar except that type i usually infects around the mouth and type ii around the genitalia. Read more...

Which taip of herpes 1 or 2? SERUM HERPES (Simplex 1) IgM) NEGATIVE = <1.0 SERUM HERPES (Simplex1 1 igG POSITIVE 24.26

Not sure. Type 1 herpes is typically associated with cold sores of the mouth and type 2 herpes is most often associated with genital herpes. However, either virus can be associated with an outbreak in either area as well as other areas of the body. Hope this helps. Read more...