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Which types of herpes are there?

Which types of herpes are there?

Dr Zenon Andreou

"Most people who carry a form of herpes virus - and this is the majority of the adult population in the UK - will never experience any serious symptoms." - Dr Zenon Andreou

Dr Zenon Andreou

"Most people who carry a form of herpes virus - and this is the majority of the adult population in the UK - will never experience any serious symptoms."

Dr Zenon Andreou

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There are two types of the herpes virus, herpes simplex 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex 2 (HSV-2). Both viruses can cause either genital or oral herpes.

Last reviewed: 09/04/2020 by Dr Simran Deo