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I do not recall getting cold sores on my face. Can having hsv1 on the genitals make me more or less immune to cold sores on my face from hsv1?

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In brief: Possible:

If not totally immune, then certainly at least partly protected.

In brief: Possible:

If not totally immune, then certainly at least partly protected.
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Dr. Thomas Yash
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In brief: More likely

Having the hsv1 makes you susceptible to outbreaks over several parts of the body.

In brief: More likely

Having the hsv1 makes you susceptible to outbreaks over several parts of the body.
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