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Itchy red rash looks like pimples could it be herpes?

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Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
Family Medicine

In brief: Possible

Herpetic rash tends to be in a cluster of small blisters that can be itchy or can burn and be painful.
The blisters then can break leaving the area with shallow ulcers that will eventually crust over and go away --- to recur again at a later date.

In brief: Possible

Herpetic rash tends to be in a cluster of small blisters that can be itchy or can burn and be painful.
The blisters then can break leaving the area with shallow ulcers that will eventually crust over and go away --- to recur again at a later date.
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