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Is Aphthous stomatitis herpes or not? can it cause std's in any way?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
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In brief: No

Aphthae are not herpes and are not STD.
The cause is not known. Usually trivial, they may be painful. There are several treatments but usually nothing is needed. They are NOT due to any food nor are they due to "stress".

In brief: No

Aphthae are not herpes and are not STD.
The cause is not known. Usually trivial, they may be painful. There are several treatments but usually nothing is needed. They are NOT due to any food nor are they due to "stress".
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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: NOT

They can be painful and recurrent for some people.

In brief: NOT

They can be painful and recurrent for some people.
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