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Where will sores develop if I have genital herpes?

As its name suggests, genital herpes affects the genital area. However, in addition to the genitals, blisters may appear on the buttocks, inner thighs, or even near the anus. In some cases, people with genital herpes experience no symptoms.

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What is genital herpes?
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