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A 24-year-old male asked:

I had unprotected sex three weeks ago. two weeks ago i had one large, painful, puss filled bump appear in my pubic region. could this be herpes?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Skin Abscess: It's unlikely to be herpes. Herpes tends to be a patch of vesicles that ooze clear secretions. It's most likely a skin infection if it's not on the shaft of the penis; that being said you should still get tested for stds.

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