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A 20-year-old female asked:

i have one bump down there it doesn't hurt and the bump is hard. is it herpes?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably not herpes: Herpes doesn't cause firm bumps, and never causes any kind of bump that persists more than a day or two without changing quickly into blister/pimples and then open sores. The only STDs that cause firm painless bumps are genital warts and molluscum contagiosum. If you continue in doubt about the cause of this, see a doctor soon for proper diagnosis. Good luck!

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