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Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) can cause groups of small blisters or sores that usually occur on or around the genitals or the anus. This is called genital herpes. The sores may be itchy or painful.
Current as of:
November 22, 2021
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica MD - Family MedicineKevin C. Kiley MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as of: November 22, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine & Kevin C. Kiley MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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