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bump/pimple on outer labia formed whitehead and popped then scabbed is this herpes?

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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
??????: May or may not be. Herpes is usually painful with a few grouped vesicles but an inflammation of the base of a hair follicle may present like this.

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What can cause genital herpes without having any type of sexual contact?

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