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I have canker sores, can these be genital herpes?

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Dr. R Lee Hinson
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In brief: Canker & Herpes

Are different. Your canker sores are related to immune system issues or trauma to the soft tissue.
Herpes lesions look different and are related to a virus and also immune system issues. Treatments are different too. See your dentist to confirm the type lesions you have and help w treatment ideas.

In brief: Canker & Herpes

Are different. Your canker sores are related to immune system issues or trauma to the soft tissue.
Herpes lesions look different and are related to a virus and also immune system issues. Treatments are different too. See your dentist to confirm the type lesions you have and help w treatment ideas.
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