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Boil or herpes?

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  • Posted By: a129388
  • June 23, 2009
  • 07:07 PM

This started off as small bump. It wasn't visible for a while, but I could feel it with my fingers. I do shave, so I'm just curious if this is caused by an ingrown hair or if it's just a regular boil/pimple. I've had unprotected sex with my boyfriend twice (about 3 weeks ago), and he says he's clean.

Does this look like herpes or just a boil? This is the only "symptom" I've seen or experienced so far.


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  • Looks like an ingrown hair. Herpes is usually several "zit like" bumps that ooze and itch.
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