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What is the difference between genital herpes and oral cold sores?

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Dr. David Lemme
Family Medicine
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In brief: Primarily location

Herpes simplex virus caises both oral lesions and genital lesions.
Type 1 is usually found on the lips or mouth and type 2 in the genital region...But not always, as oral sex can cause either to be transmittedto the other area.

In brief: Primarily location

Herpes simplex virus caises both oral lesions and genital lesions.
Type 1 is usually found on the lips or mouth and type 2 in the genital region...But not always, as oral sex can cause either to be transmittedto the other area.
Dr. David Lemme
Dr. David Lemme
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In brief: Two different types

One is hsv-1 other is hsv-2 and sexually transmitted disease.

In brief: Two different types

One is hsv-1 other is hsv-2 and sexually transmitted disease.
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