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What are symptoms of herpes?

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Symptoms of herpes 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.

SOURCE: MerckManuals.com: "Herpes Simplex Virus Infections."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

SOURCE: MerckManuals.com: "Herpes Simplex Virus Infections."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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