Painless, red & swollen sore with no fluid. Haven't had sex in over a year & have never had one prior. Symptoms does not match herpes. Suggestions?

Genital lesions. Painless sore- chancre due to syphilis, or an irritated wart, Herpesvirus like you mentioned, or molluscum contagiousum , an lesion that is kinda like a wart. Also, a blocked follicle or gland is possible if it's not infected. Please seek the advice of a physician. .