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Could it be herpes?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 18, 2011
  • 05:58 PM

I've recently discovered sores on my vulva 3-4 days after sex. They started out as organized red lumps around my vaginal lips that i believed to be ingrown hairs, then they spread around, became more painful and developed heads. I began freaking out thinking it could be herpes so i went to the urgent care center. The doctore did a culture and basically told me i did have herpes and put me on the antibiotics for herpes without the results of the culture back yet. But, i gave my partner oral as well and oddly enough no sores have developed....could it be something else?

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  • I've recently discovered sores on my vulva 3-4 days after sex. They started out as organized red lumps around my vaginal lips that i believed to be ingrown hairs, then they spread around, became more painful and developed heads. I began freaking out thinking it could be herpes so i went to the urgent care center. The doctore did a culture and basically told me i did have herpes and put me on the antibiotics for herpes without the results of the culture back yet. But, i gave my partner oral as well and oddly enough no sores have developed....could it be something else?Definetly Herpes hon.Occasionally you will have problems with folliculitis or ingrown hairs. But these do not spread. Your symptoms sound classic and luckily are treatable unlike other STDs. You may have noticed feeling a little sick or a yeast like infection. Avoid any kind of sexual activity on or around an outbreak. Take you accylovir accordingly. Your partner might of been lucky to not get it or just simply has not had an outbreak yet. Herpes lies dormant in the low spine and can break out during an emotional time. That may be the same case for yourself. Dont be too discouraged. Just take the necessary precautions. Its unlikely that you will have more than 2 outbreaks a year.
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