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Does Herpes Look Like Pimples

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penis 'pimples'?

I have pimple 'looking' objects on my peenis, do you know what that could be?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Warts? Herpes? You'll need to see someone who can actually examine you i order to get an accurate diagnosis.... Read more »

PID's pimples

i am positive with HIV test,,and i'd took all my medecines that the Doctor recomend,,and i... Read more »

very small blisters(size of a pimple) on foot and skin around eye redness

Dr. Henry,I have a two part question. I have been undectable for four years now and my cd4 is 355,... Read more »
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What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

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Pimple-looking spots on hands

Posted by Anonymous
Hey everybody. I recently had oral sex performed on me and now it tingles to urinate and my hands have pimple looking dots on them. They seem to dry up quickly and flake off. What is this? Is this symptom (hands) a sign of ARS?

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cold sore/pimple?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could a cold sore on the upper be lip at first be confused as a pimple? and would it indicate hpv if a cold sore, or does hpv show as clusters? Read more »

Ahh.. Do I have herpes!?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
so yesterday Im about to take a shower and thats when I see a pimple on my penis.. on the shaft.. the top part, just before where the hair is..
so anyways.. I went to the doctor's and he had a look and he told me, with extreme confidence, that it... Read more »

Genital Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know this is an hiv forum but I was wondering if the first episode of genital herpes is extremly painful or not? What do the lesions look like and how long do they take to go away? Please answer!

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