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difference between herpes and yeast

How can you tell the difference between a possible herpes rash and a yeast rash on the head of your penis??

I had unprotected sex with a friend of mine on may 14th and then again on June 4th.  After the 2nd episode, I noticed a red spot on my penis that came and went, and then came back a few days later with more.  These red dots then began to open up, and looked white on the end, they itched alot but did not hurt at all.  I went to an std clinic and was original told it might be herpes but then was tested and was negative for that.  Then I found out the person I was involved with had a yeast infection, and the doctor told me it could be a reaction to that.  Now, almost 4 months later, after some masturbation and sex, I noticed a red spot on the head of my penis, basically in the same location as the original rash.  Then, two more, at the same time this week I caught a cold.  I have a mild fever of 99.7, and the four spots have now opened up a little, and look white on the tips.  Again they do not hurt, or even itch this time, only every once in a while i feel a little tingling.

Could this be yeast again or herpes??
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Oh...and the girl has been tested for all std's and does not have any.  
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101028 tn?1419606604
did you ever follow up with testing at the appropriate times post encounter to see what your herpes status was?

grace
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Avatar m tn
No, I have not, when are the appropriate times to follow up?
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101028 tn?1419606604
A type specific herpes igg blood test can be gotten any time after 3 months post encounter.

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