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Do you know are genital herpes sores like canker sores on the genital area. I know that canker sores are herpes simplex 1?

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Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

Usually due to herpes simplex-2.

In brief: Yes

Usually due to herpes simplex-2.
Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
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Dr. Martin Raff
Canker sores are of unknown cause. They are definitively not produced by Herpesvirus whether Types 1 or 2.
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