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How common is simplex one oral herpes?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Very

Exact figures are difficult to come by, but between 80 to 90% of adults have antibodies to herpes simplex, suggesting an overwhelming rate of infection.
Symptomatic reactivation of this virus is also quite common with many forms of stress, and sometimes without.

In brief: Very

Exact figures are difficult to come by, but between 80 to 90% of adults have antibodies to herpes simplex, suggesting an overwhelming rate of infection.
Symptomatic reactivation of this virus is also quite common with many forms of stress, and sometimes without.
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