Cold Sores and herpes, and hpv, oh my.

Warning: Mature Content and Sensitive Subject Matter.

I was recently in session with a client that wished to understand more about her recurrent cold sores and herpes blisters. This young lady was dealing with both HSV I or oral herpes as well as HSV II or genital herpes.

The accepted consensus is that both varieties are due to infection with the herpes virus. The irony is this young lady tested negative (four times) for any herpes related virus.

How can she then present with what two dermatologists and one ob-gyn agree is a classic case of herpes?

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