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Genital herpes or heat rash, what is the difference?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine

In brief: Herpes

Genital herpes is a rash that is caused by a viral infection, which is communicable (contagious), generally by intimate contact.
A heat rash refers to irritation of the skin from a combination of moisture and heat.

In brief: Herpes

Genital herpes is a rash that is caused by a viral infection, which is communicable (contagious), generally by intimate contact.
A heat rash refers to irritation of the skin from a combination of moisture and heat.
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