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After shaving, I noticed small open sores on vaginal area (mainly the outer lip).they are painful and have hair growing out the middle is it herpes?

After shaving, I noticed small open sores on vaginal area (mainly the outer lip).they are painful and have hair growing out the middle is it herpes?

Folliculitis : No it does not sound like it is herpes. What you are describing is a type of skin infection called folliculitis. It arises when the hair follicles become inflamed and infected after shaving. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with hsv1. Sores to vaginal area that itch and burn. Yellow thin discharge with ammonia order. Took valtrex (valacyclovir). Sores left and csme back worser?

Diagnosed with hsv1. Sores to vaginal area that itch and burn. Yellow thin discharge with ammonia order. Took valtrex (valacyclovir). Sores left and csme back worser?

See your doctor: Hsv1 can be treated with a few different anti viral medications. How and when you treat will depend on what stage/phase it is in. You may be having a flare up and need to alter your prescription. You should see your doctor to determine if the Valtrex (valacyclovir) isn't working or if you are having a flare up and need to modify your prescription. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause sores in the vaginal area?

What can cause sores in the vaginal area?

Exam needed: New sores in the vaginal area are almost certainly related to infection or trauma. The common infections that can lead to sores or breakdown of the skin include yeast infections or herpes. You need to be examined! ...Read more

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What could cause blister like sores in the vaginal area?

What could cause blister like sores in the vaginal area?

Herpes: Typical herpes presentation is blister like painful rash in the vaginal area. If that's the case, you need to be seen by a doc to confirm this suspicion and have treatment prescribed. Other than herpes, you may have foliculitis (hair follicle inflammation), which is fairly common as well. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Not usually: This would depend on the skin coming into contact with the urine. A barrier such as a&d ointment can correct that. If the two things happened at the same time i would be concerned something else is going on. ...Read more

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My friend has open sores and dry skin patches around te vaginal area, what could it be?

My friend has open sores and dry skin patches around te vaginal area, what could it be?

STD? : A photo is worth a thousand words when it comes to diagnosing skin disorders. Dry patches usually signify eczema in other parts of body but can be assc with yeast in vaginal area. Open sores could be an std like herpes, syphilis, chancre. But could also be a yeast infection that she scratched at. Best is to go to dr and get checked! ...Read more