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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 8/26/2017

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.