U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Augusta, WI
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 answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Lewis
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.
Dr. Diane Minich
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.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Aug 24, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.