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How are cold sores (herpes simplex) and canker sores different?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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In brief: Canker vs Cold Sore

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In brief: Canker vs Cold Sore

Here is a great comprehensive answer to your question: http://www.
Uhs.Umich.Edu/coldcankersores.
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Cold vs Canker sores

Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth.
No one knows what causes canker sores. Herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) typically causes cold sores. Cold sore blisters can occur in many different parts of the body but are most common on or around the lips and cheeks.

In brief: Cold vs Canker sores

Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth.
No one knows what causes canker sores. Herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) typically causes cold sores. Cold sore blisters can occur in many different parts of the body but are most common on or around the lips and cheeks.
Dr. Paul Grin
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