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11 May 2018

Sores in genitial area
Recently I noticed sores just on the edge of my vaginal hole, I googled and found that it could be genital herpes, however, my partner indicated that he does not have the disease and hasn't been sleeping with anyone except me for the past 2 years. Any idea on what this can possibly be, aside from genital herpes?
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GynaeDoc

24 May 2018

There are many causes of sores and the best way to know for sure is to have a doctor look at them (some have a  typical appearance) and send off a  swab for testing.

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