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I am wondering what are some symptoms of being allergic to lubricant versus herpes reactions?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Open sores = herpes

In women, initial genital herpes infection usually causes obvious blisters and/or open sores of the labia, vaginal opening, etc.
Itching or irritation, without sores, usually isn't herpes. But allergy to sexual lubricants is rare, although a bit more common if it was a spermicide contraceptive cream. See a doctor ASAPfor more accurate diagnosis treamtent if it's herpes. Good luck!

In brief: Open sores = herpes

In women, initial genital herpes infection usually causes obvious blisters and/or open sores of the labia, vaginal opening, etc.
Itching or irritation, without sores, usually isn't herpes. But allergy to sexual lubricants is rare, although a bit more common if it was a spermicide contraceptive cream. See a doctor ASAPfor more accurate diagnosis treamtent if it's herpes. Good luck!
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