I have a pimple like bump that has popped up on the side of my lip which I've never had before. The last sexual contact I had was with someone who had a clean state of health so this pimple has confused me as to whether its herpes or not. I also have tested negative for HIV, but that was before the encounter.
The bump is also not in a cluster, just a single bump with a dimple in between that has white-ish fluid on the side of my lip. Does this sound like a herpes sore? Is testing necessary for this? It has also only been a week of the bump being present and its already healing by itself, which makes this more confusing. I am not on any medication either right now.
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replied March 9th, 2019
Thanks for your question.
Herpes is an extremely painful condition and as you do not have pain,the chance of getting a herpetic lesion is almost nil.It can be a just pimples or small furuncle which is healing.However,any lesion in genital region of a sexually active woman needs a STD screening and I also advocate you for the same.
I hope I was able to address your query. If you have any further problems, please do not hesitate to go to the doctor.
Wishing you all the best.

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