A 25-year-old male asked:
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whats the difference symptom wise between herpes and folliculitis? can herpes be in pubic hair area or must it be on the penis? really want advice....

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Dr. Steven Hubert
27 years experience Dermatology
Can be similiar: Herpes can be in pubic hair. See your dermatologist for a proper exam and diagnosis.
Answered on Mar 26, 2017

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Sounds typical: See a doctor. But from what you say, this sounds like typical folliculitis.
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Not herpes: Herpes are not red bumps and never ever spread anywhere ( like your description) or last for a month.
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