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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have two small pimple like bumps on my left vagina outer lip. have a stingy feeling when touched. could this be hsv2? no other symptoms

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Possibly herpes: Herpes could do this. Usually the initial infection causes several lesions, not just two, and often fever, swollen nodes in the groin, and more. But sometimes fewer lesions, especially if this is actually a recurrence of a previously asymptomatic infection. Or more lesions could develop. See a doctor ASAP: diagnosis is most accurate and treatment most effective the earlier you are seen. Good luck!
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
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However, if "outer lip" means labia major, herpes probably is less likely. Maybe just pimples or folluculitis. But don't take chances; check it out.
Sep 1, 2015
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
Please bring this up with your Gynecologist who knows your medical history and can give you a through exam. If you don't have confidence in your Doctor see another for a second opinion.
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