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Can herpes 1 present as one kind of sore, go away, and reemerge years later as another kind of sore?

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Dr. Raksha Trivedi
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No

Usually herpes 1 doesn't reemerge as herpes 2 unless you get infected with type ii virus.

In brief: No

Usually herpes 1 doesn't reemerge as herpes 2 unless you get infected with type ii virus.
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