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Hey all, noticed this today. I admit, I have taken part in some risky activities lately. It doesn't hurt, or sting and doesn't feel like a bump at all. It's not open either. When I stretch it, it's flat. Just visible. No others like it around. Wondering if it's something to worry about or what.
Apologies, I'm not sure there is a way to edit my post and remove the link. It's a very small spot, like the tip of a ballpoint pen. I didn't feel it, just noticed it. I would expect something like herpes (from what I've read) to sting, but I tried rubbing it a lot (probably irritated it!) and it doesn't feel any different from the rest of the skin around it. I put cortisone cream on it and made an appointment with a urologist, but that's next week...I'll watch it and update
One comment...the "Important Announcements" link is not very noticable on the forum page. I also wouldn't have expected it to be classified as an "Annoucement," rather a "Rule." I tried looking for rules earlier and didn't see anything that prohibited pictures - usually those are in bold "sticky" posts that always appear at the top.
hey man.saw ur post and i had similar bumps on mine to, real small. THey're on the head thogh, several around the rim. HAve a littel warm/tingly sensation and somtimes a littel pain like a needle idk y. Mine turned out not hsv/herpes thogh. Or any other stds bc i got tested 2x. Going to a derm in few days. Thinking it c/b hpv but idk yet. Hoping not. Let me know what u find out. Good luck hopefully its nuthin!! JAke
preaching to the choir about the new changes to the forum by medhelp. before we had the read before posting post as a locked post right at the top of the forum that was very easy to see. Unfortunately I've gotten nowhere so far with my complaints about the change :(
this doesn't sound like it's much of anything. your regular provider is a more appropriate person to see for this, not an urologist. Urologists are more for "plumbing" issues than for rashes.
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