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Getting cuts in peritoneum with negative STD tests. Cause?

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Hi- for that last couple of months I have been getting the cuts on My perineum. It doesn't happen every month but it has been happening since the beginning of this year. I took an STD test today, but I have only been sleeping with one guy and the same with him. It only happens in one spot. It also doesn't start as a blister. I am so scared. Please help!


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Expert:  Dr. Aarti Vazirani replied 4 Days.

Hello,
Thanks for posting your query at DoctorSpring.com
This does not appear to be an STD.
IT is more of a boil ( infection of the hair follicles / sweat glands in this area.
Relax.
This mostly goes away on its own.
It is prone to recurrence, particularly if you shave there / the area gets abraded during sex regularly.
Just avoid touching the area.
After a bowel movement, meticulously clean from front to back.
Apply Mupirocin / Bacitracin ointment on the area.
If this does not go away in a few days, or it keeps recurring, you may need to see your doctor to have a formal prescription for oral antibiotics to clear the infection for good.
All the best,

Please feel free to discuss further.


Patient replied :

It looks like I tested positive for Herpes. I have never had an outbreak like from why I see on the Internet. I'm so confused. Are those numbers really high?


Expert:  Dr. Aarti Vazirani replied 3 Days.

Hello,
Yes, this numbers are high.
You can only get this sexually from your partner.
Any chances of acquiring it before?
Regards.


Patient replied :

I think this test may be wrong. I nor my boyfriend have had any outbreak like those online. How accurate can those test be? My bf shows no signs and neither do I. I just don't believe those results.


Expert:  Dr. Aarti Vazirani replied 2 Days.

It could be.
There is always a 5 % chance of the tests being false positive.
You can get the tests repeated at a different laboratory. Also, your boyfriend should also get tested.
Regards.


Dr. Aarti Vazirani
Category: Infertility Specialist
Experience: 
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecolog, BJMC,Civil hospital, Ahmedabad, 2008
Post Graduate: MS (Obstetrics & Gynecology), B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, 2008
Medical School: MBBS, B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, 2004
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