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i have a pimple-like thing in "frontal genital area" (pubic area) that is dark red. it's been there for years, tried popping it once but it was much more resistant that a normal pimple. positive its not an std or sti, so what could it be?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Be seen: It could be a variety of things. Be seen for a diagnosis, and maybe a biopsy.

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