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A 30-year-old male asked:

I have itchy foreskin on the penis and skin is peeling. i had herpes before and thought it was herpes again and my urologist confirmed so we did aciclover but the itchy and peeling problem so far has not gone away. any idsas.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably not herpes: Your description does not sound at all like herpes, and lack of response to acyclovir also indicates the problem is something else. Get a second opinion, ideally from a dermatologist. Good luck!

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Last updated Sep 30, 2019

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