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What are the symptoms of herpes simplex virus?

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Symptoms of herpes simplex virus typically appear as a blister or as multiple blisters on or around affected areas -- usually the mouth, genitals, or rectum. The blisters break, leaving tender sores.

From: Herpes Simplex Virus: HSV-1 & HSV-2 WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 09, 2018

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Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 09, 2018

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