I have recently noticed about 5 bumps in the vaginal/anal area. they are not filled with any kind of liquid and look more like a cut or skin tear. But I have not had sex in a few weeks and they seem to be popping up out of no where. I started my period about a week and a half ago and they started popping up around the same time, I also had a child in October and got on the paraguard IUD in December, could that have anything to do with it? I have been with the same guy for two years, but about 9 months ago we broke up and I had sex with another person unprotected one time, if this is an std could it just now be popping up? and could I have transferred anything to my son?
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The symptoms that you describe could suggest possibility of vaginal infections. If you had been sexually active without protection, it could have introduced the infection. If you have developed the infection after your childbirth, it is unlikely that you could have passed it to your son. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination and further evaluation (vaginal smear/PAP smear test) to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms. Avoid vaginal douching, or use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. If infective cause is detected, and if you are sexually active, get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection, and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
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