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A 31-year-old female asked:

I have a reoccurring irritation of blisters on the left side of my labia that burst into open sores and takes a week to go away with the application on an antibiotic ointment, ive never had this before until this year. what might be the cause?

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Dr. John Froude
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Possibly herpetic. : ? herpetic. Need to see lesions. Tired for a day or two before they appear? Painful? Painful lymph nodes inguinally? Numbness, tingling. 11% of the population have this. 267 million women last time they counted, 2012. It is sexually transmitted. See Family doctor or Venereologist or ID doctor for clean bill of health. Valcyclovir may help.

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