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A 26-year-old male asked:

Red dot found in the head of my penis. it doesn't hurt or itch. had frottage 7-8 months ago. masturbated frequently a week ago. could this be herpes?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. And, frottage can easily transmit herpes which can stay dormant for YEARS then pop out. BUT 1) first appearance tends to be within 2 week of infection, 2) tends to be multple fluid filled blisters 3) tends to be painful warts on the other hand.....take time to pop out, are hard, solid, painless. cannot say in your particular case
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