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A 18-year-old female asked:

Found sore on labia minora next to where i apply aldara (imiquimod) on labia majora. labia majora is not irritated however.possible side effect or something else?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Typical side effect: This is a common side effect of imiquimod (Aldara) when it contacts healthy skin, especially thin moist skin or mucous membranes, like the labia minor. That's probably what's going on. But be aware that herpes is also a common cause of genital ulceration. If any doubt, check with the doctor who prescribed your treatment.

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Last updated Dec 14, 2017

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