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I have had an off/on relationship with a girl who has a problem with consistent yeast infections. Long story short, we had unprotected sex about a week ago, right after sex I simply used a baby wipe to clean off my junk. 
The next morning I woke up to red bumps on my glans with little to no pain. I made an appointment with planned parenthood and went in today to get it looked at. The practitioner said that it looks like balanitis, however there was something on there that looked pus-like and possibly herpes. So he took a culture and said results will be ready in about a week.
I'm very anxious about the possibility of me having herpes. 
Has anyone had balanitis as an outbreak to herpes? 
I'm currently taking medication for herpes and applying antifungal cream to my balanitis. I am in some pain down there and wish to get some insight.
Thank you all for reading!

 

I have an image of what my glans look like about a week after exposure.

https://imgur.com/a/B3YMNob

I was putting Imiquimod cream on my infection, which is obviously not the right cream and could have irritated it more. 
Does this look familiar to anyone elses symptoms

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Zach92

It’s good you got a swab. Since it looks like open sores it should give you a definitive answer. Balantis is more common in uncircumcised men. You mentioned using a baby white is that pretty normal for you? It could be a reaction as well. If the test comes back negative I suggest you get a blood test done 12 weeks from the day you were exposed. Regardless of your results it’s just a skin issue. You’re a great human and it does NOT define you.

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Onetimerthrowaway
2 hours ago, Zach92 said:

It’s good you got a swab. Since it looks like open sores it should give you a definitive answer. Balantis is more common in uncircumcised men. You mentioned using a baby white is that pretty normal for you? It could be a reaction as well. If the test comes back negative I suggest you get a blood test done 12 weeks from the day you were exposed. Regardless of your results it’s just a skin issue. You’re a great human and it does NOT define 

It's not a normal thing for me to use wipes. That's a good point, my skin probably did react to that and the yeast infection she had. Thank you for responding and the support!

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6 hours ago, Onetimerthrowaway said:

I have had an off/on relationship with a girl who has a problem with consistent yeast infections. Long story short, we had unprotected sex about a week ago, right after sex I simply used a baby wipe to clean off my junk. 
The next morning I woke up to red bumps on my glans with little to no pain. I made an appointment with planned parenthood and went in today to get it looked at. The practitioner said that it looks like balanitis, however there was something on there that looked pus-like and possibly herpes. So he took a culture and said results will be ready in about a week.
I'm very anxious about the possibility of me having herpes. 
Has anyone had balanitis as an outbreak to herpes? 
I'm currently taking medication for herpes and applying antifungal cream to my balanitis. I am in some pain down there and wish to get some insight.
Thank you all for reading!

 

I have an image of what my glans look like about a week after exposure.

https://imgur.com/a/B3YMNob

I was putting Imiquimod cream on my infection, which is obviously not the right cream and could have irritated it more. 
Does this look familiar to anyone elses symptoms

Did you get a blood test?

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Onetimerthrowaway
57 minutes ago, blurneworder said:

Did you get a blood test?

No I did not. They suggested I shouldn't because of the high rates of false positives they get back.

They just swabbed the ulcer I had and that's about it.

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