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Bumps on my pubic area. Help!

I always shave my vaginal area for years now. Like 2 weeks ago after I shaved these bumps appeared and I thought they were just razor bumps and I just put lotion on them. I thought they were ingrown hairs so I plucked them out but that did nothing. They look like little pimples. They are skin color and not like a ball but a bump. After a few days they got even worse so I bought bikini zone to get rid of them. They got a little smaller but they were still there. I kept putting that on for around 4 days. After that I tried rash ointment and I thought it did nothing.  Now I'm putting neosporin. I'm extremely scared it might me am std. I am sexualy active with my boyfriend but the last time time we had sex was around Christmas for Christmas break before he went to college again. We did have unprotected sex a ton of times and now I'm scared that he might have given me something
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These can be due to folliculitis.
Apply warm compresses,Neosporin ointment and calamine lotion and avoid messing with it.You  can take anti-inflammatory pain killers like ibuprofen or acetaminophen.If the lumps persist then it will be best to get it evaluated from a dermatologist.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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Get tested it could be herps very scary and please stop trying different things it may be making it more irritated
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