DermNet provides Google Translate, a free machine translation service. Note that this may not provide an exact translation in all languages. Non-sexually acquired genital ulceration or NSGU refers to painful ulcers in the genital area. It is classified into two types:. Non-sexually acquired genital ulceration affects mucosal surfaces and the adjacent skin.
Genital sores - female: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Sores ulcers , blisters, pimples and lumps can form inside or nearby the vagina. These changes can occur with or without pain. This guide is intended to provide you with a better understanding of what may be causing your problem, if you have one of these changes. This guide is not intended to substitute for an in-office evaluation by your doctor.
If you have pain, sores, discharge, or other symptoms in your genital region, get it checked out by a doctor. Herpes is a common, incurable sexually transmitted disease. Both viruses are transmitted by close contact with a person who has the virus. You can also get genital herpes by having vaginal or anal sex with someone who has the virus.
Please note: This information was current at the time of publication. But medical information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor. See related article on herpes simplex virus infections. Genital herpes is a viral infection.