A 44-year-old member asked:
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could you tell me if some1 has shingles(a form of herpes virus) can this also show up as genital herpes later?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
No.: They are different viruses.
Answered on Apr 18, 2013

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