I have a bump on the vulva that I can only feel not see.
Patient :I have a bump on the vulva that I can only feel and not see. Is it an std? I've only slept with one guy and he doesn't have any stds, but we're not exclusive, so he might have one and not know. But we always use condoms. Can I sleep with him on Sunday if I'm getting it checked out on Monday? If it's an std, it would have to be from him. Also, hopefully you say it probably isn't.
Thanks for the query.
It is always better to avoid an intercourse until a diagnosis is established. The chance of the bump being an std exists, although you cannot see it.
However, it may turn out to be non std as well. Although you suspect that the infection could have been from your partner and no one else, we cannot be hundred percent sure about the fact that he is not infective or not harboring any std. He too needs a std work up to be on the safer side and to begin early treatment if he has multiple sexual partners. There is nothing to worry, it is always better to undergo the tests and get things confirmed in you.
Hope this helps
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