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A 16-year-old female asked:

what happens when you pop a herpes bump? and what does it look like when they've popped.. does blood come out? or pus? idk

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Open sore: Blood,pus,fluid....anything can come out depending on the stage of the lesions.

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