A 34-year-old male asked:
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i have a small red dot that looks like a pimple. is it a pimple or could it be an std?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pimples and STDs: Simple pimples are not stds in general. But, the description that patients tell me versus what i see in reality often is quite different. Please get in to see your physician soon.
Answered on Jun 30, 2013
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