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I have herpes simplex 1. My girlfriend contracted herpes

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I have herpes simplex 1. My girlfriend contracted herpes simplex 2 and says I gave it to her. Is that possible?
JA: How long have you had herpes? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: I have had 1 for 20 years and I rarely get any sores on my mouth, only when really stressed or out in the sun too long.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about herpes?
Customer: I was tested 5 months ago when my girlfriend had her outbreak. They did a blood test and said I don't have hsv 2
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
okay

Hi,

If you have herpes 1, then you can not give herpes 2 to someone.

Before you can transmit the virus to someone, the person should be infected with the virus. Sine you do not have herpes 2, it is not possible to transmit this virus to her.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no, I'm good. Thanks!

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