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Can canker sore and heroes be distinguished by a picture?

Can canker sore and heroes be distinguished by a picture?
I got diagnosed with heroes simplex by a Thai doctor, but after much research and starting to think it’s canker sores.. so the antiviral I’m taking would be pointless?
Only sore in the inside of my lips. No blistering just white/yellowish sore spots, extra painful.
And I took 4grams of Valtrex when my lip was just itchy and they still developed. Also my
First oral sore ever.
Sun, 4 Nov 2018
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