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Suggest treatment for painful blisters near the vagina

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Dr. Deepti Verma

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Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 in Women's Health
Question: Treatment for first outbreak of cluster of 4 small blisters near outside of vagina. First noticed yesterday evening. Does not itch but is painful.
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Acyclovir

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
The description appears to be of herpes genitalis.
You need to get the diagnosis confirmed by a proper examination and investigations by an OBGYN specialist or venereal disease specialist.
Acyclovir is the first Line of treatment.
However, it should be taken only after confirmation of the diagnosis.
For the pain, you can take Gabapentin tablets.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
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