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Such thing as genetical herpes?
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Such thing as genetical herpes?

My friend about once every two months has blisters above his lip.. He says it's genetical herpes? Is there such a thing? Can you contract it, if so how?
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no , there is no such thing as a genetic herpes infection.

oral herpes is incredibly common. it's almost always hsv1. 1 out of every 2-3 people you know has it whether they know it or not. only a small percentage of folks get obvious cold sores to know that they are infected.  

http://www.ashastd.org/std-sti-works/Herpes/oral-herpes.html  has more info on oral herpes for more reading. pass the link onto your friend too :)

grace
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