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Can you tell me if herpes zoster (zona) can lead to hsv (herpes simplex virus)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: Herpes zoster and herpes simplex are 2 different viruses.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

How do I tell if i've got the herpes simplex virus or something?

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Dr. Linda Bernstein
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor .: You need to come in and see your doctor , we can do a culture to tell for sure what you have . You need to be treated for any ulcer you may have down there ! remember you may also be infecting your partner so make sure and come in sooner then later :).

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