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A 42-year-old member asked:

What causes blisters on vagina thats not herpes?

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Dr. Henry Selke
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease 17 years experience
...: In the us, amongst sexually active people the most common causes of genital ulcers are herpes and syphilis. Less common causes are chancroid and donovanosis. Non-infectious causes can include fixed drug reaction and behcet's. A visit to the doctor can help determine the cause and appropriate treatment.
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Last updated Jul 28, 2019

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