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What Color Are Herpes

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Genital Herpes or something else?

The past few days i noticed these skin colored bumps on the shaft of my penis. I noticed a slight itch. It now looks like very tiny circular scabs. They are not in a cluster and also do not look like any of the pictures of herpes i have seen....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Sure, there are many different possibilities for "skin colored bumps on the shaft" of a Mr. Happy. Unfortunately I can't diagnose your problem over the Internet. I suggest you see a dermatologist.Dr. Read more »

Skin on Lips

I have been HIV+ since 2003 and have been on the same medicines ever since. In April of this year I... Read more »

re: two recent questions

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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...lesions. They are usually flat, painless, and do not itch or drain. They can look like a bruise, but a bruise will lose its purple color if you push on it; a KS lesion won't. KS lesions can grow into raised bumps or patches and grow together.... Read more »
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Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
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Std???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...post possible exposure to an std so i feel it's highly unlikely to get symptoms now, i do have another thing...it's a flesh colored lump no pain, no itch about 3/4" from the base of my penis. i'm thinking it's an ingrown hair, but those should... Read more »

very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...respiratory infection..etc... I also did get herpes. I am so scared he gave me hiv. My skin has been very dry lately and I have a skin colored growth on the side of my cheek. I've also been sick three times since August and have had two herpes... Read more »

Mono vs. HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...vaginal sex repeatedly with the same person (who refuses to get tested b/c he says he doesn't have HIV although he has had a colorful past, how does he know). Anyway I had a severe sore throat and went to the dr. and I tested positive for mono... Read more »

there are colors here!

Posted by Anonymous
... hey! you can do al types of stuff in this board and write in colors! see you! Read more »