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Went to the doc today

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K, I went to the doc today because I have a lesion on my penis. I never really had a blister. I have none of the other herpes symptoms I have been reading about. I am in the Army and it was Environmental Disease Control. These guys do nothing but STDs. At first he said it looked like herpes which is what I was afraid of. Then he said maybe not. Could be athletes foot.

What do you guys think. Remember I have no other symptoms.

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waiting patiently

Dont be afraid of what the results maybe. I am in the Navy and have had HSV2 for 5 years. It can be tested by a lab sample from your blood, the results may take weeks. Talk to one of your medics you can trust and get this done ASAP. I myself am a Hospital Corpsman and see people everyday with all kinds of issues. DO YOUR RESEARCH on this website about the signs and symptoms. If deemed nessecary get tested for everything! Dont wait and abstain from sex until you know for sure.

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I did get tested for everything. He did two swabs and the lab took three things of blood and a urine sample. He said if he doesn't call me within a week it isn't herpes.

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