well its hard to say there are definately cracks in the skin but i stretched it to have a look and I know i have sensitive skin there anyway because it often splits after sex and my gyn said it was just tearing. I had a HSV test on one of the splits a few years ago and it was negative.
I am worried about herpes, but would a first outbreak be so long after sex and no itching. the areas of peeling do not contain any fluid. In addition, i only looked because I check myself every so often, not because I had any symptoms. When I stretched the skin to see, i noticed cracks around the yellow/white skin. It hurts now because i have been fretting and looking more. But there was no obvious pain or sores before i looked.
So I am just wondering if for some reson my skin was irritated and the stretching to see caused cracks. Because I assume with herpes I would have felt there was something wrong or itching/pain.
Just to clarify it is only one area. There is a yellow/whit mark (not sore or appearing to be cut) and it is the area surrounding this, it looks like its red raw peeling skin, with some splits. If they are ulcers it would be one very large ulcer, but there is no fluid and none of the peeling is very deep. I assume an ulcer would be more defined? Im not really sure what an ulcer would look like?
I will try the antifungal. Is it possible something has irritated my skin and just the looking and stretching has caused it to crack/peel?
Thank you for your help