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papasmirf

Extremely nervous =/ need help

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papasmirf

ok so i recently had sex about 1 or 2 weeks ago (cant remember) with this girl and everything went fine, it was to my attention that about 1-2 days after sex i started seeing extremely small little red spots or "pimples" on the tip of my penis and around the area under the head of the penis. I have a total of about 20 small spots.

I've been reading up on cold sores and herpes and all that i can't tell the difference and i don't know what i have. Im 17 years old and im really nervous/scared =/. can someone please help me out and give me some info or something?

if anything i will have pictures if needed =/

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helied2me

Nobody can diagnose you through pictures so that won't be necessary. Symptoms can present themselves between 2-20 days from the time of exposure. It could have been cultured within the first 48 hours and possibly have gotten accurate results but it may be too late for that now as the virus only stays on the surface of the skin for a brief period of time before retreating back into the nervous system.

A blood test can detect antibodies and most people will develop the antibodies anytime between 3-16 weeks, some may take longer.

I would suggest you try to get a blood test at about 12-16 weeks from exposure to see where you stand.

If I can help you with anything else just let me know.

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papasmirf

i don't want to jump to conclusions and stuff, but lets just say if i dont want to get a blood test just yet, will these "bumps" go away? and could it be something else than herpes? like a rash and what not?

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helied2me

Yes it is possible it could be something else and it could resolve itself. If it is a herpes outbreak it could last anywhere from 1-6 weeks. Your best option would be to go to your local clinic or Planned Parenthood and have it checked out.

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papasmirf

sorry to be annoying, but i just read this now that it could be from a yeast infection that the female might of had, i did sort of see the signs of a yeast infection on her but im not really sure. this is all really frustrating ><

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helied2me

I know it is papasmirf, I hope you find out what it is and that it's something you can clear up. It wouldn't be a bad idea though to find out what your HSV status is so that you know before entering into new relationships.

Good luck in your search for answers hun.

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