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Please advise what is different between herpes zoster and herpes simplex?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Herpes Zoster is

Related to shingles and herpes simplex is related to cold sores and genital infections (but can be else where on the body.
).

In brief: Herpes Zoster is

Related to shingles and herpes simplex is related to cold sores and genital infections (but can be else where on the body.
).
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