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Bumps on penis, herpes or molluscus??Please help

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  • Posted By: Justin
  • September 21, 2007
  • 05:10 AM

Hi my name is Justin,

On Saturday my girlfriend came up to visit me at school and we had sex, the next morning she notice a small area on her vagina was getting red but we didnt think anything of it and had sex again. On Monday she called me and said she had gone to the hospital, and that the doc thought it was herpes. Immediately I look down at my genital area and notice right away that I am getting something there as well. The next day she goes to another hospital to get a second opinion, now they tell her it is something called "molluscus contagious". On Wednesday I finally go to the hospital and get these bumps, which now look small and white with a bit of redness around them, and kind of concave in the middle, they dont itch at all or burn, I cant even tell they are there, however it burns when I pee. I go in and the nurse says she thinks it is herpes. Now we dont know what to do, we are waiting for blood tests and swab tests and its going to take a little while. I am 22 and I have only had sex with 2 girls, one a very long time ago, and the one now has always had her annual pap tests and has been checked before. When I read about symptoms I think it is the molluscus because of how they look, but its the burning when I pee that scares me. I dont know what the ***l is going on, can anyone help me here? The bumps are mostly on the base of my penis and my pubis area, there are like 1 or 2 small dots around the side of my penis and its freakin me out I dont know whether to put polysporin, or leave it alone. I'm constantly sanitizing my hands and everything around me, I feel disgusting. I think I'm losing my mind. What should I do????

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  • You just have to wait for your lab tests to come back. Herpes is never checked for when getting a pap or getting checked for STDs. It's a shame because if everyone were checked, probably half of the population has it. It usually takes a little longer than one day to have an outbreak, so maybe it's just yeast or molluscus. You could also have had it for awhile and never had an outbreak. If they did blood work, the blood can tell who had it first, if that is important, through either having Igm or Igg antibodies. Sounds like since she broke out first and then you later, that you got it from her. I would get the bloodwork because I would want to know. There are support groups for herpes and the best way to deal with it is to educate yourself if you do have it (after the shock wears off).
    Monsterlove 2,921 Replies
    • September 22, 2007
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