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Is HSV-1 an STD ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User : cold sore(HSv1) necessarily an STD...                                             
Doctor :   Hi
User : coldsore (HSV1) necessarily an STD
Doctor :   Most often it is an STD
User :   if it is acquired through kissing, is it still an STD
User :   i heard many people have it, like 80 it true
Doctor :   Kissing most likely involves a sexual intercourse
User :   is it true that HSV1 is failry common since people get infected when they are kids
Doctor :   HSV is common
Doctor :   during young adults
User :   are there any over the counter creams/mecdicines u can tell me plz
Doctor :   because of promiscous sexual activity or sex with unknown person
User :   are there any over the counter creams/mecdicines u can tell me plz
Doctor :   Firs tyou have to be diagnosed with
Doctor :   HSV
Doctor :   The anti itch lotions are available
Doctor :   CALAMINE STUFF will help with the itch and pain
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