Hi guys, I need some help. On March 9th, I messed around with a stranger who had cervical HPV (She is being treated). A lot of kissing and I received a brief 10 second blowjob. A week after our encounter, my groin area between scrotum and upper thigh meet, was very itchy. After 2 weeks of scratching like crazy, the area was red and one (1) red bump appeared. The bump was not crusty, no puss and I did not attempt to pop it, it simply itched like crazy. I found some left over desitin and applied it to the bump, I also stepped up my hygiene and showered twice a day and scrubbed with soap a lot; after 2 weeks of having the bump (total of a month with the condition) it finally went away. It did not crust, open, bleed or anything, it just slowly receeded.
I didnt go to the doctor thinking this was probably jock itch; but I'm thinking I should have gone in regardless.
On a side note, my hygiene back then sucked. I showered with only water, no soap. I wore the same underwear for a week without changing them and I often wore the same sleeping shorts for months without washing them.
With all this being said, what do you think I had? Was this herpes or something?
From what I think bro, its due to lack of hygiene. Cause things can happen when you're poor on your hygiene and you have all those bacteria on you and whatnot. Esp. When you received blowjob, you'd get those bacteria on your groin. Plus, if it was herpes, then it would've spread and you would've mentioned it. But hey, get tested.
I gave you my answer cause it wasn't based on my thoughts, it was based on my experience. I had this bump (swollen ish) on my dick, around da pubic hairs. My doc told me this was due to lack of hygiene. It went away after I wash my groin good :) juss sayin' haha
From what you describe, jock itch is one possibility, although it most likely would not have cleared up by itself. You might have also had a yeast infection – another type of fungal skin infection that can cause similar symptoms. Since you did have a sexual encounter without protection, you should really be tested for an STD; in any event, it is best to have a doctor evaluate any type of penis problem to determine what type of treatment is needed. In the meantime, you can help prevent further problems by showering regularly, wearing clean, loose-fitting clothing, and applying a penis vitamin crème (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil) to promote healthy, smooth penis skin.
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.