There are several types of herpes caused by various herpes viruses. Herpes simplex is a common viral infection. If you've ever had a cold sore or fever blister, you picked up the herpes simplex virus. Most cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). The herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) can cause blisters and sores anywhere on the skin, but are seen most often around the mouth, nose, genitals, and buttocks. Herpes infections are often painful and can annoyingly reappear periodically.
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