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Do i have herpes? i had oral and vaginal sex sunday then monday i noticed a red bump right on the edge of my lip. it was really sore (as most of my pimples have been since i went on birth control). i tried to pop it the other day and very little puss came

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Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
I : I would get checkeed for herpes. It my be nothing. But the location of the bump on the edge of the lip is a common location for herpes infection. It could be just a zit, but you never can tell. Herpes usually is painful and becomes ulcerated.
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Dr. J. Blake Perkins
Dentistry 23 years experience
It's pretty unlikely that within 24 hours you will see herpes manifest on your lip. Generally, the initial infection is painful, with sore gums, mouth sores, and other manifestations. I would check with your physician, but it sounds like it was probably acne.
Apr 2, 2013
Dr. Eric O'Neill
37 years experience
Possibly: If you are having unprotected sex, you may be at risk of developing herpes infection. You need to check with your physician for an evaluation, and be careful out there!
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