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Red bumps / small zit-like bumps on penis

I am 22 years old and recently had unprotected sex. Less than 24 hours after I noticed a decent amount of small reddish bumps and some that look like tiny whitehead zits. They are not itchy, and are only slightly irritating. I didn't even notice them until later in the day, and now they seem to be a bit irritating. I feel as though since I noticed them, it's just my mind thinking they are more irritating. Nothing too severe though, I can still go about my day and don't really notice any irritation. I am just very worried. I've researched online and it is very hard to tell if it could be balanitis, a yeast infection, or genital herpes. Prior to this unprotected sex I was in a monogamous relationship for 2 years. Please help with any info. I'm scared it could be genital herpes, although I don't believe symptoms of genital herpes would show up less than 24 hours after unprotected sex.
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Also, the girl I had unprotected sex with said she was a virgin. There really is not much irritation, and I figure some of the irritation I do  have is due to me worrying about it/inspecting it. Peeing normally with no pain.
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Symptoms have not gotten worse either. Same amount of reddish bumps, some look like small zits. It's been about 40 hours since the sex.
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Hi, no std symptoms shows up in that short of time. Maybe fungus but really to soon for that. Sounds like a friction irritation or you had these before the act and did not notice them.
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Even if they are slightly irritating and red? It is freaking me out, I thought about ordering antifungal cream like Monostat. I am worried it could be genital herpes or something else, but I would guess that genital herpes would cause much more pain and worsen after one day?
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I also read online that herpes symptoms can show 2-20 days after intercourse.
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