Canker sores vs herpes

Patient

Q: How do you tell the difference between canker sores and Herpes? Just recently found out a previous sexual partner from 7months ago may have herpes. I have not had sex since but have had only canker sores present themselves. I have had canker sores my whole life and was wondering if difference. I cant get tested for a while but will when i have the first chance.

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