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A 21-year-old female asked:

In 2019 i had bumps on my mons pubes region as well as my thighs. i did not have any bumps on my actual vagina or inner vagina though. i have never had a cold sore. i was tested positive for hsv1. do i have genital hsv?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
HSV: Herpes simplex is very common in the population and by 21, many people are infected, mouth or genitals. Fortunately these are not usually symptomatic. See your internist or your gyn for a physical exam which can be reassuring.
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