Herpes is a viral infection that can occur in different areas of the body. In women, herpes can be found on or around the genital area, including the vulva, vagina, cervix, and anus. It can also appear on other parts of the body, such as the thighs, buttocks, or mouth. It is important to note that herpes can be transmitted through sexual contact, so practicing safe sex, including using condoms, can help reduce the risk of transmission. If you suspect that you may have herpes or have been exposed to it, it is important to talk to your healthcare provider for diagnosis and treatment options.