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Sores of Vaginal Lips

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About a week ago I found a small sore filled with white fluid on my vagina lips. A few days after noticing it, I had sex for the first time. We used a condom. Now, about a week later, the sore has opened and is very sensitive to the touch, I have about three more in the same area which are still closed. The lymph nodes in my groin are also swollen, I'm not sure if this has to do with the fact that I currently have Mono or not. Please let me know what it could be! I'm very confused, because it seems like it couldn't be from sexual activity, because I got the first one while I was still a virgin.
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replied June 22nd, 2010
Hello,
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Get the sores examined; the pus/fluid draining out of it should be tested to identify the organism causing it and you will be put on antibiotics for treatment based on the test result. Since they have increased in number, and the sore has opened up, do not delay your visit to your doctor/gynecologist. It can lead to secondary infection and worsening of problems. Avoid having intercourse in between. Get your partner also treated simultaneously if infection is detected, to avoid chances of re-infection.
Take care.


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replied April 8th, 2012
Open painful sore on vagina lips and area
I get these same open sores on the lips of my vagina every time I go off my menstrual cycle or shave. They are very painful and burn when I use the bathroom or touch it. I was sexual active but havnt been for a while sometime. I have to some tissuse over the infected are to get some it to ease some of the pain. What could this be?
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