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I don't know but may have herpes... But a virgin. Need advice!!! Please...

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  • Posted By: Homerjay13
  • December 7, 2008
  • 06:15 AM

I'm 17 years old... And a virgin. I've been with girls, and messed around, but nothing serious has happened so far. But that's not what is important here. When I was 11 I began to notice bumps on my thighs and buttocks... I dismissed it as acne. I have also had similar bumps around my lips and on my back. people have joked, saying my acne around the lips was like herpes. A few times I've had large pus filled blisters on the inside of my lip. Only once or twice. Now I notice on the shaft of my penis, there are lots of little bumps which appear to be filled with something white... On the head, there is one small spot which is like the other bumps, and doesn't go away. I never paid attention in health class and now I'm nearly positive I've been overlooking something big... I have no idea how I could have become infected, other than if through birth, Which I know happens. I want to see a doctor, but don't want to have to go through my mother... If I have something, I want to be aware and take medication to beat it back. Please, some advice on how to handle this situation!

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  • go and see your doctor it does sound like genital herpes it can be treated i know this because i suffer from it....I'm 17 years old... And a virgin. I've been with girls, and messed around, but nothing serious has happened so far. But that's not what is important here. When I was 11 I began to notice bumps on my thighs and buttocks... I dismissed it as acne. I have also had similar bumps around my lips and on my back. people have joked, saying my acne around the lips was like herpes. A few times I've had large pus filled blisters on the inside of my lip. Only once or twice. Now I notice on the shaft of my penis, there are lots of little bumps which appear to be filled with something white... On the head, there is one small spot which is like the other bumps, and doesn't go away. I never paid attention in health class and now I'm nearly positive I've been overlooking something big... I have no idea how I could have become infected, other than if through birth, Which I know happens. I want to see a doctor, but don't want to have to go through my mother... If I have something, I want to be aware and take medication to beat it back. Please, some advice on how to handle this situation!
    balym987 1 Replies
    • December 7, 2008
    • 06:20 AM
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  • Okay, sounds like you have had herpes 1 on your lips for years and during that time, you innocently touched your mouth and other parts of your body, maybe your penis. It does sound like you gave it to yourself, unfortunately, on other parts of your body. A blood test for herpes 1 would confirm it, but it is pretty obvious on the lips. Your genital area--if it doesn't come and go, then it would not be herpes--if it goes away, it could be. Trywww.lauridicin.comto get it under control...and look up diet/herpes online.. this will help:http://www.herpes-coldsores.com/messageforum/ Also, depending on how much "messing around" you've done, you do not need to have insertion to catch herpes 2. If a girl has it on her buttocks or thighs, just coming into contact with the skin can spread it, so you need to be cautious and protect your future partners and not engage in messing around when you have the blisters on your butt. Another thing, if it doesn't go away, it could be moloscum contagiousum, which is going to require medical attention. You could pick that up anywhere...
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • December 8, 2008
    • 04:33 AM
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  • Hi there. Just a few questions... How often do you get these bumps? Do they itch or hurt to touch? Have they ever hurt to touch? How long do they stay? Are they worse in the winter or summer? How big are they? When you first started getting them, did anything important happen at that same time? An illness, a new pet, an allergy? Do you have allergies? You have pets?With Herpes-2 infections, when infected for the first time, many people notice a flulike prodrome prior to visible outbreak. You would have definitely noticed the genital outbreak, and it would have been prounounced, with lesions that progress to ulceration. This would have happend multiple times during the first year. Monsterlove is right, if the bumps dont come and go then don't invoke that explanation. HSV1 less often produces genital herpes, but can when the mode of transmission is oral -genital contact.. Visit your doctor. A glance at your rash will tie up the diagnosis, im sure.
    fewd4thought 126 Replies
    • December 8, 2008
    • 05:32 AM
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  • Hey all I just wanted to thank you for you're advice! It's been a real comfort knowing people like u were there to help. It turns out that I don't have an STD , in fact I have a very simple and common condition. The spots on the shaft are called fordyce's spots, and are found in over 60 % of men. The one on the head was popped (very painful) and it turned out to be a simple blackhead. As for the rest, I am an active teenage athelete, and like many others, get acne in weird places. And the pimples were around the lips, not on them. Also, while researching, I found a legitimate medical site that says that the chances of a baby getting herpes from it's mother is .01 percent. Plus when this does happen, complications almost always occur, and even brain damage is common. Needless to say, I would be a one in a million baby, and I couldn't imagine my mother withholding such information from me, as she herself is a nurse. Once again thank you, and I'm sorry to have you concerned. m
    Homerjay13 1 Replies
    • December 9, 2008
    • 00:35 AM
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