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What is the caused of herpes?
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Virus
Herpes is caused by virus.
There are two most common ones - HSV (herpes simplex virus) type 1 and type 2. There is also herpes zoster that is a known cause of chicken pox and also shingles.

In brief: Virus
Herpes is caused by virus.
There are two most common ones - HSV (herpes simplex virus) type 1 and type 2. There is also herpes zoster that is a known cause of chicken pox and also shingles.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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