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Hi there! I have itchy red bumps on my left butt (zoomed photo attached). Not sure if i'm having an outbreak?

I had painful genital ulcers once. Few months ago. So had to go for a check up but I haven't gotten the results of my swab test. Doctor thought it was herpes and said she was gonna call me for the results, but she never did and i was hesitant to go back to the hospital during lockdown. Also a bit scared. But hoping to get the results this weekend.

Also took antiviral meds for 2 weeks as prescribed. Had occassional tingling and itching in the same spots. Until i had these itchy bumps on my butt. Am i having an outbreak? Thanks!

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7 hours ago, WilsoInAus said:

Hey @Kyra no that's not a picture of herpes. Good luck with the test results, I'm sure that will bring peace of mind.

Thanks for the reply. @WilsoInAusAppreciate it. This is how they look now.. I apply some essentials and when i dont they're still itchy. Been 5 days already. Not herpes? 

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On 6/17/2020 at 2:56 AM, Kyra said:

Thanks for the reply. @WilsoInAusAppreciate it. This is how they look now.. I apply some essentials and when i dont they're still itchy. Been 5 days already. Not herpes? 

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Those are kinda too spread out to be herpes.Also if they don't changing into water blisters or crust over and just stay as bumps like that they are very doubtful herpes.

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6 minutes ago, Api8519 said:

Thats the spreading herpes

No it isn't, why would you feel the need to write such an awful thing?

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Just now, WilsoInAus said:

No it isn't, why would you feel the need to write such an awful thing?

Im sory... I didnt mean that way... 

But i have friend when ob its just same like that. Anyway mine is more natural 1-3 bump and we both have test for positive 

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3 hours ago, Api8519 said:

Im sory... I didnt mean that way... 

But i have friend when ob its just same like that. Anyway mine is more natural 1-3 bump and we both have test for positive 

I think you should suggest to your friend that if the 'outbreak' looks like one of these pics, then there's a decent chance it is not a herpes outbreak.

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On 3/16/2021 at 5:03 AM, WilsoInAus said:

I think you should suggest to your friend that if the 'outbreak' looks like one of these pics, then there's a decent chance it is not a herpes outbreak.

U mean i need to lie to him? 

Even the doctor said its the outbreak too? 

 

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11 minutes ago, Api8519 said:

U mean i need to lie to him? 

Even the doctor said its the outbreak too? 

 

Not lie at all, it is the truth that the above picture is not of herpes. We do not know what the lesions of your friend are like, but if they resemble the above picture, they I'd suggest that it is your duty as a good friend to suggest they think about swabbing the lesions to learn more.

I hope this friend has more than a visual diagnosis?!

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2 minutes ago, WilsoInAus said:

Not lie at all, it is the truth that the above picture is not of herpes. We do not know what the lesions of your friend are like, but if they resemble the above picture, they I'd suggest that it is your duty as a good friend to suggest they think about swabbing the lesions to learn more.

I hope this friend has more than a visual diagnosis?!

I told u... When he get symptom like the pic, he got a swap and doctor said its bcz the herpes... And something else like bacteria get inside the bump and make the bump become like that. Thats combination herpes and bacteria more like fungus

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1 hour ago, Api8519 said:

I told u... When he get symptom like the pic, he got a swap and doctor said its bcz the herpes... And something else like bacteria get inside the bump and make the bump become like that. Thats combination herpes and bacteria more like fungus

I think the doctor may have been referring to chicken pox in that case. I think this person should consider an IgG test to confirm what herpes types they have as a start.

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