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How common is genital herpes?

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Dr. Henry Selke
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: ...

About 1 in 6 people have genital herpes.
The centers for disease control estimates that about 776, 000 people acquire genital herpes each year in the United States.

In brief: ...

About 1 in 6 people have genital herpes.
The centers for disease control estimates that about 776, 000 people acquire genital herpes each year in the United States.
Dr. Henry Selke
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Dr. Casey Younkin
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Very common.

Millions of people have this but many ( often, men), don't know they have it.

In brief: Very common.

Millions of people have this but many ( often, men), don't know they have it.
Dr. Casey Younkin
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