Patient :Hello, I have a question. So shortly after my period is over, I start to get very itchy and irritated in and around my vaginal area. This happens every time it is over. Anyway, this time seems different. Since it is itchy, I scratch which probably isn't good but when I do that it starts to hurt as if I've scratched myself too hard. This time, after I itched, it hurt really bad and has been since (it's been about 5 days) and it hurts when I urinate, like a stinging feeling. I took a look down there because I was a little concerned and it looks like a mouth ulcer but on my vagina. I'm concerned I may have genital herpes. Last time I had sex was about 2 and a half months ago. We used a condom but he performed oral sex on me unprotected. Please, tell me what is going on. This usually happens every time after my period, but this time it feels different and I'm scared I have herpes.
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