I have two spots about 2-3mm across, 1mm raised and dome shaped
-At the base of my penis in the hairy wrinkly part that is the beginning of the scrotum
-After shaving one day I noticed they were just there in full form
-They've persisted for 5 weeks now (at least 35 days with NO change)
-One is purpleish
-The other is skin colored
-Neither look like a blister, just raised skin
-They both turn redder if I mess with them.
-They are both smooth and Not cauliflower like (Or I just can't get close enough to see)
-They don't hurt
-They occasionally itch
-They're not fluid filled
-Four days ago I was scratching them and they BOTH peeled a little
-One day ago I scratched them and they both peeled more and where raw/sore, there was NO pus.
-Today they seem normal, just a little flatter and red.
I've been having unprotected sex with someone who has previously had HPV type 18 (pre-cancerous cells found in pap) for at least 10 weeks now.
Molluscum - However they don't seem to have an intention.
HPV - I heard it takes much longer to incubate, like 6 months or so? Can 18 cause warts?
Herpes - No flu like symptoms, spots never hurt, and doesn't 35 days unchanged rule herpes out?
Razor burn/ingrown hair/sebatious cyst/angiokeratomas, etc - Would these persist this long?
I mean, they don't obviously LOOK like a blister, they don't FEEL like a blister,
And I've had shingles before, they were painful, and OBVIOUSLY blisters.
Unless HSV2 looks a lot different?
They just look like raised slightly darker spots of skin that get irritated when i scratch them.
Thanks, I've been absolutely freaking out about the herpes potential, but symptoms and logic dictate that it's highly unlikely.
Here's a bit of an update:
1.They have gone mostly back to skin color, with a slightly darker tone.
2. When not paying attention I itched a hair follicle next to the first two and noticed the skin was tough, within 2 hours that area raised up a little and turned darker/reddish like the others.
3. (Most important)
When under normal light they are almost indistinguishable from the rest of my scrotal skin -- they mainly look raised.
It's only in bright natural light or a flashlight that you can tell they are discolored, and mainly Slightly Shiny.
When in light , the surrounding skin has a few (3-5) pen-point size, slightly shiny dots too, they are all FLAT though... except for the one I just accidental scratched. These dots, together with the raise bumps, are what has been making me freak out. It basically only look like a patch in super bright light where you can see how reflective they are.
Scheduled Doctors visit in the morning. I'll follow up with the results.
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