I am a 23y/o male. I have a red rash or sorts on my lowere abdomen. It seems to be rather a series of small red pimples that start 2in below my naval and extend to the base of the shaft. They are more prevalent in the actual pubic hair region, and a few of them(5 or so) have small white heads on them.the sizs of the heads are about the size of a pencil lead/pen tip in width. one of the heads is actually almost black, not whitish of the other 4. My fear is that this is herpes. I had sex 3 days before this occurred which was unprotected. I also had sex the night before I noticed this but this was with protection. I am not sure if it's friction. I did recall feeling discomfort when my partner was on top because she was grinding herself into me, quite roughly. The region is a bit sensitive.. not painful but a little uncomfortable. I do not have any of these pimples on my penis (or anywhere else) except in the pubic hair region and for a few little red marks (without heads) on the base of my shaft (no more than 3/4in) up.
Any ideas? Thanks.
I don't think you have herpes. You may have molluscum warts, or perhaps folliculitis. Molluscum is a virus that occurs often on the groins of adults, and in most cases isn't caught from anyone--it just happens.
Anyway, your doctor will have to have a look to diagnose and treat.
In addition to the above, I just noticed that in each of the pimples, a hair is sprouting,directly from center of the puss-filled ones as well. Is this Folliculitis?
Also, the area seems more inflamed, though i am thinking this is because of the rubbing of my clothing against my pubic hair. Hope I've proved enough information. Thank you.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.