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A 25-year-old female asked:

As my genital sores heal i notice that they are stinging and burning. feels like i have a million cuts on my vagina and anus. is this normal?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Pain/genital sores: Your description fits the symptoms frequently found with herpes ulcers. If you have never had these kinds of sores, go for an examination and a culture can be obtained to confirm. There is quick and effectively remedy.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Genital sores: These sores may be due to a herpes viral infection and I recommend that you have an examination by a physician as it is important to make a diagnosis and, if necessary, get treated.

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Last updated Mar 6, 2015

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