Hi Recently my boyfriend and I have taken a break

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Q: Hi. Recently my boyfriend and I have taken a break from anything sexual, and the last time we had sex was about a week ago. However, a couple days after the last time we had sex I found it a bit painful to wipe after peeing. I took a hand mirror and found a rather large bump on my labia majora (not as large as the head of a pencil eraser though). The head of the bump was hard, dark, and had some yellow around one edge. I assumed it was a pimple, maybe an infected one. However, the next day I found two much smaller bumps (the heads of them red) a little below the original bump. They looked like bug bites almost. All 3 of these were sensitive, however, the larger bump causes me the most pain and discomfort now. A couple days after that, I found the last bump, the head of it yellow. This one is on the other side of my labia majora, and isn't sensitive and doesn't cause me any discomfort at all. About a week or 2 before I found these bumps I noticed a white foul smelling discharge coming from my vagina. I assumed it was a simple yeast infection, but now I'm wondering if these things are related? Any discharge I have now is white and odorless, and seems normal to me. I find my sores most painful when they come in contact with my urine, and when I wipe with toilet paper. Ibuprofen seems to help the pain and discomfort. Anyways, having done some research, I found that some of my symptoms (swollen lymph nodes (in my head region), blisters, and discharge) can be symptoms of herpes. This scares me, but it seems like if it is herpes, my first outbreak has been a mild one compared to others I read about. My blisters are getting less swollen, smaller, and not as uncomfortable. We were both virgins before we had sex for the first time, so I'm sure if it IS herpes, it must have been from him performing oral on me with a canker sore. Please help!

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