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A 19-year-old female asked about a 18-year-old female:

There where bumps on my labia minora very small bright red painless each bump only lasted a day and they disappeared in less than a week.herpes or no?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Needs an exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Herpes usually causes painful, irritated sores and not bumps. A gynecologist will need to visualize what you are seeing to make a diagnosis.
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Last updated Dec 1, 2015

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