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Herpe ulcers on penis heal

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Peels: This may be a non infectious rash. I recommend consulting a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Any appropriate testing will be done.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Especially if you had oral sex. Try valtrex (valacyclovir).
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Pearly penis papules: Sometimes we look at our bodies in a new light, and notice things that we have never seen before, and we think they are not normal. This often happens ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Whitehead on penis: May be lichen nitidus. if it goes away would not be concerned. Follow up with dermatologist
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pain: Herpetic lesions on penis can cause pain.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Dark spots where ulcers were.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Get tested: Could be an std. Get tested and communicate any positive findings to your current and recent partners so they can get tested and avoid spreading the ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
It should be checked: I don't want to alarm you, but it is highly likely you have a basal cell cancer on the face--the most common type of skin cancers. Being age 60 living ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: An isolated follicular infection in an otherwise healthy person would heal on its own. However, if the person is diabetic, has vascular disease, venou ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ony superficially: Genital herpes is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by the virus herpes simplex type 2 (hsv2). It's related to the virus t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes: Not necessarily.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: But why do that, i would sayleave it alone. It will hurt more if you pop it.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
8 years experience Dentistry
Yes, they can!: Generally, herpetic lesions erupt and leave an open ulcer sometime during the life of the sore!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience Urology
Maybe: Maybe or maybe not. A doctor or other health care professional should be able to tell you the answer.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uttma Dham
22 years experience Dentistry
Herpetic sores: Hi it is hard to say that without looking at the sores and finding out symptoms. However, it is possible that the herpes virus can cause sores in the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and no: It will go away by itself, but it can come back.
A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Black
43 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Evaluation indicated: A true canker sore will resolve on its own in a few days. Evaluation is indicated to see if this may be the onset of heretic stomatitis which is very ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Behcet's disease?: Though your symptoms can be caused by many different conditions, the first thing that came into my head was behcet's disease. See the following for mo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Finkelstein
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
It depends: There ar a few causes. If it is herpes, then antivral therapy could help decrease symptoms and decrease relapses but not cure. Please go see your gy ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Duodenal ulcers do not heal on their own as these are caused by h pylori infection and need antibiotics and acid suppression therapy to heal.In rare c ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: May well be. There are other causes, including syphilis and some autoimmune conditions, as well as friction.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, : You are more likely to have a herpes simplex type ii sore on your penis (genital herpes) but it is possible to have herpes simplex type i (cold sore) ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Skin Ulcers: It sure sounds like you need someone to see this and make sure these are not just minor troubles from friction caused by masturbation. Ulcers usually ... Read More

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