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I have been getting small vaginal sores that are not an STD what could they be

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Kingsley III
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you're sure it's not an std (if you're still a virgin) then vulvar (outer skin) lesions are most likely to be due to shaving or infections of the h ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes plus others: There are several potential causes of vaginal area sores, but the most common is genital herpes. Are you sure your STD testing included tests for herp ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your doctor: Without knowing the results of prior tests, it would be hard to guess about why you need a vaginal biopsy. Your doctor should be able to explain why ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.: You can get infection at the site of hair follicles, but you cannot get sores vaginally. You need to be seen by a doctor who can check your herpes vi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend: that you don't shave in areas of very sensitive skin.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Vaginal sores: There are a number of possibilities: infection, inflammation, trauma, a growth. Please see a doctor, an ob/gyn if the lesion is within the vagina, eit ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Zero risk...: ...for all practical purposes. I would not recommend any testing unless you develop symptoms of STD. In the future, skip the alcohol, which can be irr ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Warts: Possible warts need to be treated with Aldara (imiquimod) cream, or cryo therapy or cauterization or excision.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Intercourse only: My summary/title says it all: There is little or no risk of trichomonas without an uncovered penis (i.e. no condom) in the vagina.
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