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A 30-year-old member asked:

What could painful sores on the penis be?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Herpes?: A group of blister / sores that are painful are herpes simplex until proved otherwise. Your physician can tell and you can plan accordingly, making partners aware of the risk. There are a few other less common causes, and even lice and scabies can do this.

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A 32-year-old male asked:

I have sores on my penis?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Several possibls: I can think of at least 4 off immediately(herpes, hpv, syphilis and chancroid) .There are probably others.If this is your concern i would have the issue evaluated and proper testing done.

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Last updated Dec 5, 2018

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