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Hello everyone, this past month I was really depressed over a break up and ended up hooking up with a couple women. Always used a condom. However three days ago my groin got very itchy and burning sensation.

I later noticed Spots around my inner thighs and not sure if they look like blisters or sores herpes produce. I video called a doctor and sent him photos and said I most likely had herpes and prescribed medication. 
 

I just went to get blood work done earlier today and will be waiting the results in the couple of days.
 

Itching and burning only lasted like a day and a half. Right now all I have the spots and mild itching. Spots are mainly flat and don’t seem popped or crusted.

Can anyone help and see if the photos I provide seem like herpes?
 

I would appreciate all of your support and comments. Thank you. 

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Herpes for a primary outbreak would be extremely rare in this spot.  The first outbreak usually happens where you rubbed skin to skin with an infected partner.  When I have sex the back of my thighs are not in contact with the other person.  
 

recurrences could come in this location.  

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51 minutes ago, Scooby2112 said:

Herpes for a primary outbreak would be extremely rare in this spot.  The first outbreak usually happens where you rubbed skin to skin with an infected partner.  When I have sex the back of my thighs are not in contact with the other person.  
 

recurrences could come in this location.  

This is what I was thinking, and the spots look spread out rather than bunched up. Any idea what could of caused this besides herpes?

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