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Home > Patient & Family Resources > Health Library > Herpes simplex virus type 1 symptoms (cold sores)
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.
Current as of: October 11, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffSarah A. Marshall, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineKevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as of:
October 11, 2018
Medical Review:Sarah A. 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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