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A 17-year-old female asked:

Red inflamed patch near vagina, slightly raised bumps that look like hives, a little itchy. no bumps or blisters on vaginal lips or anus. what is it?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Unknown : Lumps, bumps, and blisters on the labia or the genitals need to be evaluated by physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. What you are describing is concerning for herpes or syphilis though. These two infections need to be ruled out by a doctor.

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Last updated Mar 30, 2017

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