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Yellow spots on vulva, OB GYN is stumped

I am 9 weeks pregnant. Been seen by OB GYN, they are stumped. I have small yellow painful ulcers surrounding my vaginal opening. I originally had two large ulcers which I had cultured and biopsy preformed. They were negative for HSV. The smaller spots continue to spread and have made daily activities uncomfortable. I am not sure what else could be the cause. No new medications, soaps, detergents.
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replied February 28th, 2015
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

I can understand your concern. Although the yellow painful genital ulcers have been ruled out for genital herpes but few other causes can also cause such sores. These include syphilitic chancre, chancroid or even contact dermatitis with the cloth or toilteries.

Get these possibilities ruled out from your gynecologist. To rule out syphilis, VRDL, RPR and FTA-ABS for syphilis may need to be done.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and regards.
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