This forum is an un-mediated, patient-to-patient forum for questions and support regarding herpes issues such as: Herpes symptoms and treatments, causes, diagnosis, and herpes in men, tests, telling your spouse or partner.
I recently had unprotected sex with a new partner. Despite asking to ensure there were no STD's four days later I noted a single sore red pimple approximately 2 inches away from the base of my penis in the pubic region in conjunction with penis pain urinating. The pimple had a white head and was not clear. I popped the pimple and there is now (four days later) a very sore lesion approximately the size of a pencil eraser. There has been no liquid emitting from the sore, no yellow crusting and the sore is covered by a thin layer of skin. I did not have any noticeable enlargement of the lymph nodes in the groin and there is no visible bumps or blemish on the penis itself.
I tend to have fungal infections and wondering if this sounds like staph related to a hair follicle of possibly herpes. Any perspective?
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.