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I have had an ingrown hair in the groin area, went to doc, treated with antibiotic, went away fine. Then a few weeks later had a blister form on the outside of the vaginal area and it was one spot that became huge (size of a large pea), never had other symptoms (nothing internal wrong it seems)  but then eventually ruptured and is now going away on its own(using ointments, keeping clean, etc...). The question is, is this an ingrown hair or what. I do triathlons, was biking many miles a week in tight fitting, damp shorts and competing in these races all summer. The blister appeared after a particularly grinding week of biking, getting ready for race. Then, did race and really that was when it got bad and got huge. Is this from rubbing on bike or could this be an STD. Engage in oral sex, regular sex with a partner who has no known problems- so I think.
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Thanks for the advice, that helps. Going to the doctors tomorrow as the area keeps bleeding, not healing. May be giving up biking for a pretty long time! Checked with partners and both have clean health records so would be surprised if it were an STD. The whole blood thing has me nervous.
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It could've been an ingrown hair. I have gotten them before. The last time I got one, I remember I was exercising a lot! Biking, etc. I think the friction made it more irritated. I was uncomfortable for a couple of days and had to use vaseline on it to keep it from drying out and rubbing it against my underoos. I quit shaving for a week or 2 to let it heal up and since then I have had no problems. If your still in doubt, go see your doctor than you will know for sure. A few weeks prior to my "issue" I had a check up so I was able to rule out any health issues. Good luck
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