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herpes sores on pubic area or around vaginal opening

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Specific Hair Loss: This is usually caused by a fungal infection. There is absolutely no std that would have such a symptom.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Doubtful: Usually genital herpes causes burning pain in the labia
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes is painful: Genital herpes causes a lot of pain and blistering in the genital area. Your symptoms do not sound like herpes but could be the result of some other t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Herpes simplex virus in the genital area can shed from anywhere in a "bathing trunk" distribution including upper thighs, buttocks and the pubic hair ... Read More
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Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes.: Can infect they mucous membrane (moist skin, like inside vaginal lips or vaginal walls, or other skin if there is a break in the skin.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Get tested: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful answer without examining you and doing some tests. Some of the tests may need to be repeated later. It woul ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unsure: Your description is fairly typical of herpes lesions but the way to know for sure is to see your doctor and have testing to confirm the diagnosis.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Herpes can occur anywhere in the groin.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianne Verma
16 years experience Urgent Care
Folliculitis : No it does not sound like it is herpes. What you are describing is a type of skin infection called folliculitis. It arises when the hair follicles bec ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Genital herpes: Once someone has genital herpes, recurrent oubreaks can occur anywhere from upper thighs to waist. It doesn't matter. The initial infection can be eit ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
This would only: help a secondary bacterial infection, not he virus that causes herpes. Acyclovir creme is more efffective.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
27 years experience Dermatology
Can't tell: You need to see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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