Article updated and reviewed by David Aronoff, M.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School on May 9, 2005.
There are two types of HSV, HSV-1 and HSV-2.
HSV-1 is usually responsible for cold sores (
HSV-2 is the one that most commonly causes
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