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Can HSV1 genitally cause one swollen lymph node in the groin during primary outbreak? Also, is it rare to spread HSV1 to partners during vaginal sex?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: The answer is, Yes!

HSV is contagious to your sex partner, so you both need a course of antibiotics which may eliminate this infection.
Groin nodes can enlarge due to infection or inflammation in and around your genitalia.

In brief: The answer is, Yes!

HSV is contagious to your sex partner, so you both need a course of antibiotics which may eliminate this infection.
Groin nodes can enlarge due to infection or inflammation in and around your genitalia.
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