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spt45

is this herpes?

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spt45

have had genital blisters for a few years, single ones which are fairly large and last a few weeks and leave marks. No other symptoms. Going to the doctors so hopefully will get an answer but just wondering if anyone else can relate to this?

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STDssuck

I have a similar type issue. I got 2 of these blister sort of things in the space of 2 months. one on my inner right thigh and one above 6 inches from my penis. they are rreddish / pink and have a slight itch. I did not have any scab. but they go away and leave marks. is this herpes?

by the way did u have a slight itch with these things?

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