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is it normal for genital hsv-2 to produce one vesicle instead of a cluster of them during an outbreak after a year of contraction?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Just one vesicle...: Haven't seen herpes recur as just one single vesicle, but many things are possible in life. That means a person should see his doctor when this one single vesicle appears, so that his doctor can evaluate to check if the vesicle is or is not herpes. Generally, herpes comes back as a cluster of vesicles, not a solitary little vesicle.

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