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herpes simplex virus (HSV) invades a part of the body
other than the genital area, it may cause disease in that part of the body.
In general, complications are rare. And they usually occur with the first-time
genital herpes outbreak. Some of these complications
Other areas of the body that can be infected with the herpes virus
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease
Current as ofMay 22, 2015
Current as of:
May 22, 2015
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
& Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease
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