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Had unprotected sex like 2-3 months ago. For a long time nothing came up. The I saw bumps appear between my thighs, thought it was razor bumps. Then my skin started shedding a lot, kinda like when kids cover their hand in glue and peel it off if that makes sense. I scratched/picked at some of them (and those were the only ones that “popped” and they were like open sores. Now they just go through this cycle of scabbing the the scab gets peeled off by my clothes or whatever and it starts all over. They don’t hurt, it tingled here or there, and I wouldn’t say it’s itchy but I’ve had the urge to scratch around it recently but I wouldn’t say it was often. And something similar formed on my elbow. I’m trying to get in to get tested ASAP but it’s hard. Any help? Input? 

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3 hours ago, Oops97 said:

Had unprotected sex like 2-3 months ago. For a long time nothing came up. The I saw bumps appear between my thighs, thought it was razor bumps. Then my skin started shedding a lot, kinda like when kids cover their hand in glue and peel it off if that makes sense. I scratched/picked at some of them (and those were the only ones that “popped” and they were like open sores. Now they just go through this cycle of scabbing the the scab gets peeled off by my clothes or whatever and it starts all over. They don’t hurt, it tingled here or there, and I wouldn’t say it’s itchy but I’ve had the urge to scratch around it recently but I wouldn’t say it was often. And something similar formed on my elbow. I’m trying to get in to get tested ASAP but it’s hard. Any help? Input? 

Based on your story and description; Not herpes.

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3 hours ago, Cas9 said:

Based on your story and description; Not herpes.

That’s what a couple others have told me. I’m mainly just worried because the person I slept with went in and tested positive already. He said he saw scabs appear too but he didn’t say anything about if they hurt, where they were, etc. I’m going in tomorrow morning to get tested though, thank goodness. Thank you for your input btw 

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3 minutes ago, Oops97 said:

 

That’s what a couple others have told me. I’m mainly just worried because the person I slept with went in and tested positive already. He said he saw scabs appear too but he didn’t say anything about if they hurt, where they were, etc. I’m going in tomorrow morning to get tested though, thank goodness. Thank you for your input btw 

You're welcome; Glad to help.

Not only does your genital description not sound like herpes but you also said you had the same thing on your elbow. Not sure what you would have done sexually to get hsv on your elbow :)
So that's also in your favor as to why your genital issue is not likely to be herpes.

But I'm glad you are getting tested. Hopefully it will give you piece of mind. Let us know your test results.

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On 8/19/2021 at 2:18 AM, Oops97 said:

Had unprotected sex like 2-3 months ago. For a long time nothing came up. The I saw bumps appear between my thighs, thought it was razor bumps. Then my skin started shedding a lot, kinda like when kids cover their hand in glue and peel it off if that makes sense. I scratched/picked at some of them (and those were the only ones that “popped” and they were like open sores. Now they just go through this cycle of scabbing the the scab gets peeled off by my clothes or whatever and it starts all over. They don’t hurt, it tingled here or there, and I wouldn’t say it’s itchy but I’ve had the urge to scratch around it recently but I wouldn’t say it was often. And something similar formed on my elbow. I’m trying to get in to get tested ASAP but it’s hard. Any help? Input? 

Just got my results back, I tested negative. Still wasn’t able to tell me what it is exactly but it’s not hsv1 or 2

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