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How long does it take a herpes blisters to rupture? can a vaginal bump/pimple in my labia minora have a shallow opening?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably not herpes: On moist surfaces like the labia minor, herpes lesions typically break within a few hours; often the blister itself is never seen, just an open sore. On dry surfaces, like the labia major, the blisters may remain intact for a few days. From this information it isn't possible to know whether your bump/pimples is herpes. But a single lesion in a hair-bearing area usually is just a pimple.

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Last updated Mar 14, 2018

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