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Itchy Red Bumps in Vaginal Area, 2 Negative Herpes Tests. Please Help!
Hey. This past April, I noticed red bumps which turned into lesions in my vagina and on the outer labia as well. They were itchy, caused painful urination, and caused a thick white discharge; I was also achy and had flu like symptomps before it happened. Niether me nor my boyfriend have had sex with anyone else since last November. I was tested for herpes which came back negative, and all symptoms were gone in 2 weeks.
In August during my gyno check up, I was tested again for herpes as well as every other STD. All tests were NEGATIVE. Now in November, I noticed red bumps again on my vagina which are extremely itchy and cause painful urinaition. Since the incident in April, I have seen 4 Drs, all which say it looks like herpes yet all tests are negative. I understand it seems exactly like herpes, but is it possible to have 2 false negatve herpes tests? and If it's not herpes, what is it?? Please help me, I just want to treat it properly and no one has given me a diagnosis other than herpes.
PS: All tests were blood tests, recently got a culture but awaiting results.
call monday and get the results of your last blood test for herpes to post here - e.g. hsv1 igg 4.3 and hsv2 igg .23 or whatever they are. that way I can be sure you had proper blood testing done.. has your partner been tested to know his status?
have they also been testing you for yeast and bacterial infections vaginally when you are seen?
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