It is possible that the cold sore virus (HSV 1 ) could be cause...
Treatment is easy if that is the case
Possible that you could transfer the cold sore type to genital area> Yes that is possible ( oral sex is common way to transfer
A swab may be done to check PCR for it
Brief treatment with Valtrex should clear it up for you...
Don't let it cause you panic I advise ..
Follow up with your doctor
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