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Curious of symptoms

2 weeks ago I had unprotected Sex once with someone I know

This past Saturday I noticed some redness around the glans and then like 5 super small red bumps. I only noticed these out of checking my junk out after showering. No pain no itching.

As I inspected and looked super close while pulling and stretching the skin it looked like it had a tiny black center (scab maybe). When I showered they went away. I will also add that as I kept messin with the skin it got really dry and started flaking. The skin continued to do this for a day or two.

It's been like 5 days since I noticed em and the skins completely flat just looks red and shiny still.
I've experienced no pain nor any itching or tenderness even when I touch or push on the area.

I saw a PA-C yesterday and she said it didn't look like any classical herpetic lesions
And that she was skeptical because I would experience at least some form of pain/itching.
She also noted my groinal lymph nodes were normal.

It's getting better. I've previously tested negative for HSV2 and only had one new partner since who also states she is negative for hsv2 and other STDS.

I will get tested at the appropriate 3 month mark, but do these symptoms sound herpetic? With absolutely no pain or other symptoms and redness/flaky skin?
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101028 tn?1419603004
why did you have unprotected sex when you know you have anxiety about std's?  

since you had unprotected sex, cover your bases with the proper testing at the proper times . you can test for chlamydia, gonorrhea, ngu and trich after 1 week post encounter. syphilis after 6 weeks. herpes, hiv and hepatitis after 3 months.  we don't have testing for hpv to cover that base.

and time for your spring reminder I suppose - stop poking and prodding and looking at things to often :)

grace
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Fair enough lol, because I need to start thinking.

I got tested for everything the other day, but would herpes really appear as a completely painless area without any other symptoms?
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101028 tn?1419603004
you have to be tested at the proper times or you wasted your money :(

usually herpes lesions are itchy or painful.
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The times for the other stds were appropriate, she threw in that just to make sure. Ill be getting tested again at the 3 month mark for HSV.

I just knew that the lesions were at least itchy/tender if not painful and this was not. It's already gone away and it's only been 6 days.

Is my assumption that a first outbreak (if the case) would last a bit longer?
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