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Herpes or Folliclulitis/Pimple

Today i woke up, and I've had a few inflamed hair follicles for a few weeks and one of them appeared to be inflamed and puss filled, I took a picture and posted it on my account if someone with some experience could take a look an ease my anxiety about it. I had folliculitis checked out a couple weeks ago and they said it was folliculities but now i can't remember if its a infected hair follicle or herpes. Any help? Its singular and not in a cluster, and seems too "raised" to be a herpes blister. Please help!
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3149845 tn?1506627771
Hi, herpes are not puss filled so you can rule out herpes for puss filled sores
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Can you take a look at the photos on my profile. Im worried that i mistook puss for being a herpes blister.
3149845 tn?1506627771
Visual cannot diagnose herpes. But if your concerned and are/have been sexually active,then have a swab of the sore and a blood test to confirm.
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But there are distinct difference between an pimple and genital herpes from what I've heard. I just want some confirmation that it doesn't LOOK like herpes, Ya know what i mean? Not an official diagnosis.
3149845 tn?1506627771
No it does not
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Thank you for your help! Probably just an ingrown hair or folliculitis?
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Thank you for your help! Probably just an ingrown hair or folliculitis?
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