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HSV2 and HSV1 simultaneously?

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Helipilotguy

 Can someone have BOTH HSV1 & HSV2 in the same location, i.e. orally? 

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WilsoInAus

Yes you can. It seems feasible if infections occur within say weeks before the immune system and virus are established. It seems very rare once you have an established infection in a location to receive a subsequent infection even if the other type in that location. 

Only a swab or swabs can confirm that this has occurred.

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WannaCry

It can happen, although it is very rare. Typical modality is someone gets GHSV1 and later contracts GHSV2 from another partner. OHSV1 and then OHSV2 is something I have never, ever heard of happening. PCR swabbing would probably be the best way to discern if such a situation was occurring.

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