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I'm scared because I had unprotected oral sex (receiving) from a girl about 10 days ago...I saw this mark and scratched at it, so thats why it could be a little more red.....Could this be herpes? No pain or itching at all...The scab you see on the side is from the derm. It was a spot i was nervous about but he said it was harmless, so he just froze it off...




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COuld you have it, yes.  Do any of these pictures look like it?   Not to me.  

But some get no symptoms so it’s always a possibility.  

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Well its very hard to tell. I believe I have burning at the start of urination, but maybe paying extra close attention to it. I also have/had kidney stones so this can also cause this


I have also felt a "tingling" feeling in the scrotum but may be putting it on myself as anxiety can cause that tingling feeling. I have been doing nothing this whole week but worrying myself sick about this. I also felt burning a little on the penis/scrotum but I think its due to putting on too much hydrocortisone

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    • Gems
      ANd eight hours is on a surface...on a towel who knows. The eight hours was a quote off a thread a long time ago of worst case senerio. Obviously it doesnt survive double touching unless its some weird arse almost immediate thing off a shedding site and this is all WORST case scenerio. HSV shouldnt be treated with stigma...but for everyones well being it should be treated as carefully as poss. It is a highly contagious condition and can be difficult to diagnose and GP's will let you walk away thinking you are clear when you are not if you do not do your due diligence.    

      I knew more about it than the specialists at the hospital I was refereed to. 

    • Gems
      I have seen your advise on a few threads and to be honest while I am over careful at times you are not careful enough. This can absolutely happen and people should be well aware of the fact to prevent it from happening. I supposedly have good immunity on labs too. You just cant tell who will pick it up. It can live on surfaces for up to eight hours and towels that are wet and warm and that make micro abrasions when rubbed on skin are ways that transmission that can occur. You will often find out more by spending many hours reading on threads than your doctors. SO no it doesn't always just involve a cut on the skin. How do you think people get it else where.

      So please DO NOT swear at me as this is a possibility and this person should careful tick all his bases before ruling it out, cos on the rare case it is I wouldnt want his life totally ruined. Cos if it gets everywhere your life kinda is.

      It's called caring.       
    • Gems
      it happened to me i think i should know.; someone caught it off me off a towel. it bloody well happens.
    • WilsoInAus
      This is total BS and scaremongering. Please study further on here and elsewhere to learn a few more facts. 
    • Dutchy
      What about the side effects?

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