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A 34-year-old female asked:

I have sore in genital look like aphthous ... dose mean i have herpes?it's disappear after 4 days when the doctor saw it? it is the primary infection

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
We do not guess: We never guess when it comes to these serious diagnoses. But, in this case, there is a solution. You need the herpes igm and igg antibody test. If the igm is positive then this is evidence that you have a primary or new infection with herpes.

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