Q: Could I catch both HSV-1 and HSV-2 genitally? If so, how often does that occur?
Yes, a person could have HSV-1 and HSV-2 on the genitals. HSV-1 is genital herpes 5-10% of the time. A few percent of people with genital herpes have both strains of herpes genitally. Having genital HSV-2 slightly reduces the chance of catching genital HSV-1 v... For detail, click here.