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Scabs on Buttocks?

Hi everyone,

A couple of days ago, I touched the area of my lower back / buttocks and felt a roughish area. I looked in the mirror, and clicked a picture of the area to look closer.

Upon zooming on the picture, I saw a triangular area about an inch long and half an inch in width. I could make out tiny darkish-blackish scabs (approx. <1mm) in this area and numbering close to 20. All these scabs were surrounded by a whitish skin.

I have heard scabs can be a symptom of Herpes, so wanted to check if this sounds anything like that? I don't remember any pain / itching / tingling in the area before observing it. Also, I'm a heterosexual male who has always practiced safe sex. Never seen any sores / lesions on my genitals before.
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