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Both partners are HSV 1 positive

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badluck707

So you read online a lot how GHSV 1 transferred by oral sex is becoming more and more prevalent. However, there are very few articles and medical journals showing examples of GHSV1 being spread genital to genital even though there are so many people catching GHSV1. I doubt all of these people stopped having intercourse. Yes it happens but we know the nature of this virus isn't as strong in the genital region. The next thing that we hear less of is if 1 person has cold sores (HSV1)the other person has GHSV1 those two people reinfecting each other in a different location. Anyone have any experience with this? Has anyone had a know positive diagnosis of oral HSV1 and several years down the road caught GHSV1???

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