A member asked:

My inner left labia minora has been itching for years. i have sensitive skin and have had contact dermatitis on my hands before. i recently used a new soap, soon after i had these blisters in the same itchy spot. they now are ulcers. is it herpes or?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

This sound much more like herpes than anything else. See a doctor to confirm; better safe than sorry. Do it within a day or two for accurate swab testing (i.e. an HSV PCR test). Good luck.

Answered 2/9/2023



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