Q: So here's my question: If one person has, say, HSV-2, and another person has HSV-1, could they transmit their own strain to the other person? And would it matter? Could someone with genital HSV-1 get oral HSV-2 from oral sex with someone with genital HSV-2? Thanks!
There are two strains of herpes those strains are HSV-1 and HSV-2. Both strains could spread orally and/ or genitally. HSV-1 is oral herpes 90-95% of the time and genital herpes 5-10% of the time. HSV-2 is genital herpes 90-95% and oral herpes 5-10% of the tim... For detail, click here.