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Can genital herpes be caused by chickenpox?
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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Chicken pox is caused by varicella virus. Different viruses.

In brief: No
Chicken pox is caused by varicella virus. Different viruses.
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dr. Arlo Miller
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: No
Herpes and chicken pox are totally different infectious agents.
Bilogically, they are related, but are not the same.

In brief: No
Herpes and chicken pox are totally different infectious agents.
Bilogically, they are related, but are not the same.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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