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How can HSV-1 lead to HSV-2?
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HSV1 (cold sores) is a separate virus than HSV2 (genital herpes). One does not develop into the other. However, HSV1 can be spread to the genital region and you can get an outbreak, but it doesn't live very well there.. . Even if you have HSV1, the only way to get HSV2 is from someone who has HSV2.
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It cannot. See my previous answer.. . Why don't you call your doctor and ask if there is any reason on earth to worry about a cold sore. He will say "no." Will that make you feel better?
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