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Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1

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HSV-1 usually occurs around the mouth. The sores look like blisters and are commonly called cold sores.

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ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerJeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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