STDs Community
really bad razor burn or herpes?
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding STD issues such as: Chlamydia, Crabs (pubic lice scabies), Gonorrhea, Hepatitis (viral), Herpes, HPV, Molluscum Contagiosum, PID, Rectal Infections, Syphilis, Trichomonas, Warts, Yeast Infection

For questions and support for HPV/genital warts, please visit our HPV Community. For questions and support for Herpes, please visit our Herpes Community.

Please note, this forum does not cover AIDS/HIV issues. Please visit our HIV Prevention Community for information and support.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

really bad razor burn or herpes?

About a week ago I noticed a small scab "down there". It wasn't on my vagina, but about 2 inches above, about an inch below the pantyline. i scratched it off thinking nothing of it, but then a couple days later it had re-scabbed and was about 2 sizes bigger. it was extremely itchy. a few days ago i shaved around that area, and recently a bunch of small, raised, red dots have appeared in a line above where the first scab was. they are pretty itchy too, and they have a small white circle on the top...kinda like a pimple. if i scratch them, they scab over and kinda pus but there's no blood. some aren't healing very fast because they're right where my pantyline rests, so it rubs against them, making them itch even more. they don't like like blisters, so wasn'tnt worried about herpes, until they started scabbing over, which sounded like herpes. also, they aren't painful just itchy.and they're in a line, and its where i itched the most, so i don't know if that has any correlation.
I put on this creme thats made for real dry skin on the sores, and the next day they did a ton better. they dont tich naymore, and they're all scabs now.



i did go to a doctor about the first scab, and she said it looked suspicious but shcouldn'tnt do anything to test it since it scabbed over. and the others are scabbing too fast too. so please, if anyone has any idea if this just sounds like a bad case of razor burn, or herpes, or possiblsomethingng else? please let me know your thoughts
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
101028_tn?1348750963
You have new symptoms so you should go and be seen again. do not shave again until everything has been back to normal for a few days.

grace
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
yes, but they are scabbing over within the day.
Blank
580755_tn?1357673215
Probably just razor burn but if it happens again get to your Dr ASAP so he/she can see it before it scabs over.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
well this is what herpes looks like:
http://www.venuro.info/anons_img/genital_herpes_anons.jpg
http://herpestreatmentcure.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/herpessimplex.jpg

Im sure you read this already but usually, when you get outbreaks, you get some other symptoms...pain, muscle pain, flu like symptoms....do u get any of these at the same time?
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
STDs Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top STDs Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Dallasfan
101028_tn?1348750963
Blank
gracefromHHP
PA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
deksman2
Croatia
3149845_tn?1386354841
Blank
Life360
fort lauderdale, FL
580755_tn?1357673215
Blank
Vance2335
Buffalo, NY
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Jswtich90
United Kingdom