Yes, genital herpes sores can be a route of entry for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), increasing the risk of HIV infection.
On the other hand, if the person with genital herpes is HIV-positive, the risk of transmitting HIV to a sexual partner is also increased.
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Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics.