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Sores On Vagina
Possibly herpes: Genital sores in a virgin could indicate that she had her boyfriend perform oral sex on her. If he carries the herpes simplex virus 1, which typically causes cold sores, he could have infected her with the virus. While it used to be HSV-2 that caused genital herpes, HSV-1 is more frequently seen now as the cause for genital herpes. A blood test will reveal the diagnosis. Or it's from shaving. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaginal Sores: This sounds like it is Herpes even though you are a virgin. Now days this could be Herpes Simplex 1 the same virus that causes cold sores if you touched your vagina after touching an area with a cold sore or if someone touched you who has Herpes either 1 or 2 after touching one of their lesions. You don't have to have had intercourse for this to occur. See a doctor for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: They're most likely damaged hair follicles from shaving. ...Read more
Tricky: dermatologic conditions are difficult when not seen. I can say that many herpes tests are not very good. The antibody test, and growing the virus could miss a large percent of the people with the virus. Looking for the particular viral DNA or protein are much better tests, but still have to get the right time when the virus is popping out or the test is negative (and sore lasts longer than virus) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was scratching my vagina and around it and developed cuts then my cycle came in but was very light and afterward the cuts look like sores?
Needs evaluation: It sounds like you may be describing a herpes 2 outbreak. Genital herpes causes painful ulcerations which appear lasting 7-10 days and then resolve. They then return periodically. Schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more
Hi, i have a dry vagina which is sensitive to touch and chafes on the inside, what could be wrong? There are no sores or abnormal discharge.
More info: Need more info. But should get to checked out ...Read more
I have canker like sores in my vagina that itch and have appeared within 12 hours. What could they be?
STD: Exposure to an infection is the most likely answer, though not the only. I recommend prompt evaluation. ...Read more
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