A 49-year-old member asked:
difference between herpes varicella and varicella?
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Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: Varicella is a member of the herpes family of viruses. Its more specific name is herpes zoster. It is a cousin to but not the same as herpes simplex, the virus known to cause cold sores and genital herpes.
Answered on Sep 16, 2013
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