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A 25-year-old male asked:

Can you have herpes and molluscum at the same time? near head of penis on shaft i have two small bumps seems alot smaller than the molluscum i have

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
You can: A person may be infected both the viruses at the same time. It would be prudent to see your doctor and rule out other sexually transmitted diseases.
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