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how can you tell the difference between herpes 1 and herpes zoster

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
50 years experience in Dentistry
Chicken pox & malais: Zoster is chicken pox....Simplex is fever & malaise. Both are childhood diseases.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Same thing: These are two terms for the same thing.
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Dr. Michael Jones
21 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Scabies is a mite, shingles is a virus.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
HPV vs. shingles: Gardasil prevents human papillomavirus (hpv) infection. Hpv causes anogenital warts, dysplasia, and cancer. The herpes zoster vaccine prevents herpes ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Herpes zoster...: ...Is the return of the infection caused by the varicella zoster virus. The first time this infection occurs, it is called varicella.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Herpes simplex is different than herpes zoster, but share similarities as they are in the same family of viruses.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Shingles vaccine: About 30 percent of the population eventually has herpes zoster. About 15 percent of them have involvement of the tissue around the eye which can leav ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Ophthalmic herpes: I am not sure much can be done. The affected eye is scarred due to the infection. Have you seen the ophthalmologist?

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