A 54-year-old female asked:
symptoms of herpes?
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Dr. Michael Fisher answered
31 years experience Dermatology
Herpes Symptoms: The virus starts to multiply when it gets into the skin cells. The skin becomes red and sensitive, and soon afterward, one or more blisters or bumps appear. The blisters first open, scab over, and then heal as new skin tissue forms. During a first outbreak, the area is usually painful and may itch, burn or tingle. Flu-like symptoms are also common: swollen glands, headache, muscle aches, fever.
Answered on Aug 20, 2019
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