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How can you tell the difference between genital herpes and genital abscess located outside labia majora (my symptoms: blisterlike red, sore with pus)?

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Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine

In brief: Different things

Herpes is a virus doesn't cause abscess.
You poss have a bacterial infection poss incision and drainage and antibiotics. See ob-gyn, meantime warm compresses.

In brief: Different things

Herpes is a virus doesn't cause abscess.
You poss have a bacterial infection poss incision and drainage and antibiotics. See ob-gyn, meantime warm compresses.
Dr. Marius Frasie
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