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I have notice some itching and a red sore on the shaft of my penis by the head. I am also uncircumcised. The itching is not due to uncleanliness. The sore is like a raw spot and is about 1/2 in in diameter. it is a little tender.. It has been present for almost two weeks and has healed and come back twice. Same spot. it is not like a bump, almost more like concave a little. I also noticed it is like a hard disc the size of the sore.
This is a herpes forum but if you are wondering if it is herpes, no it is not. Herpes doesn't hang around for weeks then disappear and come back as you mentioned. I don't know what you have but it could be some sort of bacterial infection or yeast infection. Go to a dermatologist and have him prescribe something
OK well I wasn't sure and it sounded kind of like herpes symptoms with the itching and painfulness. I just thought this was the place to ask... and it has been a total of two weeks during which it would go almost all the way away and then be sore again.
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