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Michael 2213

I had unprotected sex about 6 weeks ago. The girl said she was clean but only recently had urine tests. I got a blood test after 4 weeks and it came back negative. I recently had mold burning in my genital area , but I have been masturbating. I found this one red spot on the front of my shaft.

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Michael 2213

I’d been to the doctor around 4 times at different points during the four weeks following the unprotected sex and the doctors said that there haven’t been any real signs of herpes and the blood test should confirm this.

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emz

Ok, as far as I'm aware the blood test isn't always reliable.. as least that's the opinion in the UK. They only carry out swabs on lesions here i think. It's good that you're keeping an eye on your health though. Hope you figure out what it is soon :)

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