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Herpes simplex - close-up

Herpes simplex - close-up

Overview

This close-up view of an early herpes outbreak shows small, grouped blisters and a lot of redness.

Review Date 4/14/2017

Updated by: Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.