About 2 years ago I received a couple hand jobs. I was not wearing a condom.
Then one year ago around February/March I noticed a pimple on my upper groin across my underwear and pants line, and there was another pimple at the base of my penis. They only lasted a couple weeks and cleared up. I did experience a little itching and tingling with these. There also appeared to be a red dot on the head of my penis, but i never felt it and it went away quickly.
Now (February) I woke up about two weeks ago to a pimple at the base of my penis on my groin. It appeared without forewarning. A couple days later another one appeared without warning next to the other one. And just today another one appeared on the left side of my groin almost where it meets my thigh. I have also experienced a little bit of itching/tingling.
I have not been sexually active since these hand jobs and have not experienced any other symptoms.
Could I be experiencing herpes or another STD? If it is not an STD then what could it be?
Welcome to the Forum. I'll be pleased to comment. The pimples you describe do not sound like any STD and, more importantly, there are virtually no STDs that are transmitted by receipt of masturbation (hand jobs) or that would take this cong to appear. What you describe is more suggestive of a problem called folliculitis than anything else. Folliculitis occurs when the pores in your skin get plugged. This allows that normal bacteria that are present on just about every-one's skin to grow and cause what is essentially a pimple. Some of these just appear as red bumps which may or may not be tender while others go on to actually form pimples. In some instances, if you look closely you can see a hair coming out of, or nearby the bump- this too is typical of folliculitis). the best way to manage follicultitis is NOT to scratch or squeeze them but to wash them with soap and water using a wash cloth of loofah sponge.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
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.