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Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)
can cause groups of small blisters that usually appear on the lip and around or inside the mouth. The groups of blisters are commonly called
cold sores. They may be itchy or painful.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineKevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofMarch 20, 2017
Current as of:
March 20, 2017
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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