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Hello, I am an OB/GYN and can help you with this. Based on what you are describing, the spots could be scars from prior ingrown hairs or flat genital warts. If they have been present for 2-3 years, the spots are unlikely to be herpes. Genital warts are usually flesh colored and may be raised or close to the skin. They do not hurt or itch and they may disappear on their own. In contrast, herpes lesions are painful, only last 7 days, and do not leave scars. If the spots are scars, sometimes laser treatment or fade creams can be used. If they are genital warts, they can be removed with laser or a knife, or they can be destroyed with topical therapy. The only way to know for sure is to have the areas biopsied. If you would like to upload a picture, I can review it to better guide you to the next step.
Okay, the picture does help a lot. It does not look like genital warts or herpes at all. It looks more like dilated pores. Ret-avit may help and is fine to use, however, I recommend cleaning with a mild cleanser like Cetaphil daily and exfoliating the area with a gentle skin scrub. If you do this daily, you should notice improvement over time.
This is not a problem that started overnight, so unfortunately it cannot be fixed overnight. You need to use a skin exfoliant solution with 2% BHA (Paula's Choice or other brand) each day and a moisturizer that contains BHA (Paula's choice or other brand). You should notice an improvement in 2-4 weeks. If no improvement, you should make an appointment with a dermatologist to discuss further options.