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Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1

Herpes simplex virus type 1 near the mouth

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

By Healthwise Staff
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease
Last Revised December 20, 2012

Last Revised: December 20, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease

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