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A 20-year-old female asked:

I've been getting a small cluster of pimple like bumps near pubic hair region. they're slightly painful, clear puss, scabs and goes away. ?

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possible herpes: Ingrown hairs, esp if you shave, are quite common, but they are usually solitary, and dermatitis not recurrent. A cluster of pimples with clear fluid sounds suspicious for herpes, which could be either type 1 or 2. The only way to be sure is to have them examined by your family doctor, gyn or dermatologist, shortly after they erupt. Cultures could confirm, but exam my be enough

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Last updated Apr 28, 2015

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