A 25-year-old male asked:
What stds cause redish spots that scab over with flaky white skin, seen a doc she gave me a steroid cream for excema witch made it worse?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Urology 44 years experience
See answer : The only std that remotely resembles your description is herpes (hsv): cluster of tiny blisters associated with redness which break, scab, and heal. Scabies: small bumps associated with intense itching and rarely just confined to penis. Dermatitises such as eczema, lichen sclerosis, psoriasis more aptly fit your description but usually respond to steroid. Consider eval by urologist or dermatology.
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Family Medicine 37 years experience
Herpes: Is the only std that fits your description. However other conditions such as eczema, lichen planes and psoriasis fit this description. See a dermatologist.
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Last updated Aug 24, 2015
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