i first noticed symptoms of genital herpes 8 days after sexual activity with a potentially infected partner. it began with a bumpy area at the crease of my vagina and left my inner thigh which is slightly itchy and a little pink-not red. the bumps do not appear to be fluid filled, and their appearance is comprable to a skin infection i once had (caused by sweat) in the same area. I also discovered a few small bumps in the same area on my right side, and the bumps are not painful or itchy in the slightest. They look like ingrown hairs or razor burn and are not close together. 24 hours later i have no other symptoms and the bumps have only gotten smaller and less uncomfortable, but i have pain at the top of the outer labia on my left side. no swelling, redness, or bumps, just slight pain (NOT to the touch), which was hopefully brought on by my paranoia of having herpes and constantly focusing on IF I feel pain or tingling in that area.does this follow the pattern of a 1st outbreak of gh?
Hi and welcome to the forum! I am glad that I can help you.
You want to know about the symptoms of outbreak of genital herpes.
Genital herpes is characterized by pain in the genital area one or a few days before the appearance of rush in the genital area. The rash is described as painful red, elevated spots where later small vesicles are formed. Blood may appear in the vesicles or they may become infected and filled with pus. Crusts appear on the spots as the vesicles become dry and later fall off.
Given the data that you described, you may or may not experience genital herpes. See your doctor or gynecologist for further diagnosis.
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