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I have herpes simplex 2, but i rarely have any major outbreaks . now i got bumps that are red, itchy,and swollen. is this a outbreak? in my pubic area

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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No way to know: Herpes is usually painful. Not just itchy. If the outbreak is different than your normal then prob not. You might check with your doc to look at it to see if the lesions look like Herpes

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