Sexually Transmitted Diseases/STDS or STI?


Bumps Like This
Bumps Like This  
I am 18 and had unprotected sex with a 23 year old a few months ago. I was checked before this and nothing was wrong and I had only had sex one other time before this encounter and we were both virgins. I never really payed attention to what it looked like down South until a few weeks ago when I noticed my inner labia had a bunch of these things as shown in the picture and I have no idea what they are. They aren't getting bigger as far as I can tell but I can't be positive. They may have been there all along but I'm not sure. I have a gyno appointment for next month but idk if I should move it up. If you have any idea what it could be that would be fantastic cause it kills me that I don't know.
P.S. they don't hurt or itch or anything but if I scratch them or anything then it hurts but goes away

The picture you have, along with what you're describing, does not conform to any STI that I'm aware of, but rather papule formation, which is a skin tag basically. Since I cannot diagnose you over the internet, I would ask your specialist for an STI panel while you're there at the office and see what he/she thinks. Please remember that all it takes is ONE time to contract an STI and your unprotected sexual contact puts you at risk for anything that he might have been carrying. If you need further assistance, please contact your specialist or primary care provider and stay safe!


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John Brice


Educated and certified in STI information, HIV and AIDS, and trained in comprehensive sex education for teens and young adults. Providing counseling in sexuality, sexual interests, and sexual orientations, pregnancy prevention, safer sex initiatives, and teaching health education seminars to adults ages 18-65 for the past 3 years. Serve underserved clients in homeless shelters, workplace readiness programs, and detention centers. Three term AmeriCorps domestic service volunteer and Peace Corps nominee for Health Service to Lesotho and Rwanda. Providing services to the GLBTQIA populations of which I am a member.


3 years as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced) for 3 years and comprehensive sex educator for 3 years and parenting educator for 3 years. *North Carolina State Certified Emergency Medical Technician, #P083512 *Certified Health Education Specialist, #22589

*American Public Health Association *National Commission on Health Education Credentialing

American Public Health Association, Student Assembly, Quarterly Newsletter 2012-2014

*Doctor of Education (candidate), K-12 Teacher Leadership; Capella University *Master of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Capella University *Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Concordia University-Portland *Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English; East Carolina University

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Graduated with Distinction from Capella University AllExperts, Top Experts of 2014 (One and Multiple Categories)

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*Over 180 clients, lasting 30 sessions, in 5 locations during Florida service. *Over 150 clients, lasting 18 sessions, in 2 locations during South Carolina service.

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