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My doc said i had hsv3 but he said it wasn't herpes zoster when he saw my oral ulcers. i thought they were the same virus? what do i have? please help

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Oral and genital ulcers are due to herpes simplex and not zoster. These are 2 different varieties of herpes but do not cause clinical problems.

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