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Why do some people with herpes say that they don’t know which kind?

  • Asked by Anonymous in Herpes Mar 03, 2020
  • Posted on Mar 05, 2020

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    Herpes simple virus type 1 (HSV-1) is typically oral herpes. Herpes simplex type 2 (HSV-2) is normally genital herpes. Both strains of herpes could sp... For detail, click here

  • Posted on Mar 31, 2021


    I was told by my doctor that I had 1 and 2 but she didn't give any further information and I didn't know what to ask. That's why I don't know what type of virus I was infected with.

  • Posted on Mar 04, 2020


    The tests offered at free clinics are not able to distinguish between Herpes A and B. Those who cannot afford the more expensive test thus do not know which type and can only guess based on where an outbreak occurs.

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