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Please explain if it is true that if you get cold sores on the outside, that it is herpes?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Outside of what?

Your physician can do laboratory tests to confirm if you have a herpes simplex virus.

In brief: Outside of what?

Your physician can do laboratory tests to confirm if you have a herpes simplex virus.
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