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As far as I know, my condition is minor (mild episode annually, if that). Could interaction with someone with a "severe" case influence mine?
There are two strains of herpes. HSV-1 is often found orally and HSV-2 is typically genital herpes. Both strains of herpes could be found orally and/o... For detail, click here
Posted on Sep 24, 2017
Be wary of the wording that STDcounselor used. It's accidentally deceptive. You can absolutely spread the virus further across your body. "Re-infecting" it is really a non-point, as there's no cure. If you have an open sore and the virus touches another part of your skin, it does have a chance to spread there too. I always swab anything I think might have been touched with at least 70%+ rubbing alcohol ASAP. Be mindful of the things you come in contact with during an outbreak, especially yourself!