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herpes? rather confused

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  • Posted By: marianna
  • March 31, 2007
  • 06:54 AM

I have this red line on my vagina lips (on the outside tucked in its cleavage) it stings when it's touched and I am worried that it may be herpes. I've only had sex with one guy and we used a condom, but there was one moment when his head touched the opening of my vagina without a condom on, and I pushed him out. I'm not sure what is going on...does this sound like herpes, or can it just be an irritation from thongs, swimsuits, wearing jeans without underwear??? He told me that he didn't have any STI's, but I have no idea if he was telling the truth or not. I plan on getting tested, but it would be nice to have some advice for the time being. Please help. thanks!


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  • I doubt you have herpes that quick. There's usually some incabation period with this. Probably yeast infection is what it sounds like. Or you could be somewhat allergic to condoms and may have a latex allergy or could be latex sensitive. sometimes having sex changes a womans ph balance and can be a little yeasty from sex. It sounds like your just worried and the anxiety from having sex is making you think you already have an STD. Just relax and you'll be fine. Getting it checked out will put your mind at ease though. If that's what you want to do then go get tested. Good luck and I hope you feel better soon.
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  • I would get tested, but it doesn't sound like herpes to me. I have herpes from my ex who fooled around. It is more like a cluster of blisters. But I would get checked anyway.
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  • hi my name is kate and i am a nurse, yes a real one, from what you are describing you need to see your gyn asap, it sounds like a infection but not herpes. also change your soap and wear all cotton panties. good luck nurse
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