Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Small red dots???


red dots
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I noticed that when I stretch my labia I have these small red dots.

They feel smooth and do not itch or burn

Do they look like herpes?

if not could you please tell me what they are.

Could they be stretch marks, I have had two children vaginally, could these be the cause?


Hi Britney,

I believe that to be normal anatomical variation and nothing serious. However, if you're concerned about this because its appeared "suddenly" (however, I'm sure its been there A LONG time!) then you can have your OBGYN perform a pap smear to check for any abnormalities. When was your last one? Remember to have one every third year to check for cervical cancer risk and HPV, among other things. Let me know if you have follow up.



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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.


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

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