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Genital Herpes Definition


Genital herpes is an infection. It causes small, painful, fluid-filled blisters. These blisters break open and leave an indented sore or ulcer. They can be found on:

  • Genitals, buttocks, or thighs
  • Other parts of the body (eg, mouth, face, or eyes)

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