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I have a very red spot on my vagina..it has been there for

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I have a very red spot on my vagina..it has been there for 6 months..and my girlfriend and I were sexually active she had herpes is this def herpes?

Dr. Owen :

Hello, and I am pleased to help, use of my answers are for educational purposes only.

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Dr. Owen :

Can you describe the red spot?

Dr. Owen :

Does it look like a very small pimple filled with clear fluid - and there are usually a few of them in one location....

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Hello

Customer:

no

Customer:

more like a lump

Dr. Owen :

how big is it?

Dr. Owen :

and just one?

Dr. Owen :

and is it in the hair portion of the vagina?

Customer:

its medium sized like a red area..with sort of looking white things but not pimples it'sh hard to tell at all unless you look closley..

Customer:

on the top of the lips

Dr. Owen :

any pain, itching or burning

Dr. Owen :

?

Customer:

yes a little irritated

Customer:

it does't burn

Dr. Owen :

is it in the hairy portion - I'm not sure what you mean on the top of the lips?

Customer:

close to the clit

Dr. Owen :

how long has she had it?

Customer:

6 months

Dr. Owen :

is there any change to this?

Customer:

no

Dr. Owen :

and to the side of the clitoris?

Dr. Owen :

or above it?

Customer:

side

Dr. Owen :

okay - this sounds like she has a skene's gland cyst

Dr. Owen :

and this is not usually a concern since it does sound 'stable' even tough it is red

Customer:

what do they look like..I only thought herpes b/c my ex had it

Dr. Owen :

So, I would just suggest she see an ob/gyn for a routine appointment to see if this really needs to be treated.

Dr. Owen :

IT is NOT herpes

Customer:

okay do herpes go away for sure after a month

Customer:

thank you.

Customer:

they look like red spot with like lumps

Dr. Owen :

well if the red it new - she should get this seen as she might need these drain, especially if she is starting to have pain

Dr. Owen :

Herpes comes and goes - but you are not describing herpes

Customer:

ok i go to the dr tuesday..just wanted to get an idea

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I wish you well

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have a good evening

Customer:

you too

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