A 20-year-old male asked:
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how long does the first stage of genital herpes last? because i have had a dry red patch on my scrotum for a week now with no signs of blisters.

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Blistering occurs: Quickly. Doesn't sound herpetic.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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