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Do blisters in the groin area become symptoms of herpes simplex?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Mnay

First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days.
The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination.

In brief: Mnay

First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days.
The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination.
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