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Vaginal opening
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Vaginal opening and bump on side
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So about a week ago I got some un-noticed irritation on my vagina I didn't think much of it because it didn't hurt itch or anything, but towards the beginning of this week I started feeling little bumps around my vaginal opening and the color started looking a little whitish. I'll include a picture. I am sexually active and I've been with the same partner for about 3 months now. We aren't in a committed relationship so I'm not exactly sure if I'm the I only one he's been with but I informed him about the irritation and bumps and we're both going to get tested but our appointment is at a free clinic and it's going to take a couple weeks. I was just wondering if you could clear my mind and tell me what this could possibly be . Do I have an STD ? I've been on the internet for days just reading up on different kinds. I heard it could be warts, HPV, etc please help me!! P.s you can kind of see in the photos the white looking tissue which I don't think was there before(don't really check down there often) and you can also kind of see the reddish pink bump next to my vaginal opening

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Nicole,

The presence of "whitish" discharge could be a sign of bacterial infection and that's about all I can inform of you of as the possibilities are between chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea or even a fungal infection, so unless you see your primary care physician, OBGYN, or a local health department for a pap smear/follow-up that's about all I can tell from a picture alone. Try to see someone as soon as you can and if you're still having intercourse, I would use protection until you get checked out just to be safe.

Best wishes,

John

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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.

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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

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

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

Education/Credentials
*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

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

Past/Present Clients
*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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