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Would it be possible that a cold sore develop into genital herpes?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Not Usuallt But

Oral herpes is a common infection of the mouth area.
It is caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (hsv-1). There are two types of hsv, termed hsv-1 and hsv-2. See links for more information: 1) http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/oral_herpes/article_em.Htm 2) http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000606.Htm.

In brief: Not Usuallt But

Oral herpes is a common infection of the mouth area.
It is caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (hsv-1). There are two types of hsv, termed hsv-1 and hsv-2. See links for more information: 1) http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/oral_herpes/article_em.Htm 2) http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000606.Htm.
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
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