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A 29-year-old male asked:

Hello. i uploaded a picture in my file on this app. i zoomed in really close to a spot on my skin where i have these bumps that keep coming back months apart. upper right public area, none on my penis or anything. are you able to see? herpes?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: Best to assess would be your primary care doc, your condition appears chronic and in dermatology a picture may not tell the story as history and an exam are critical to further refine a diagnosis. Pictures cannot be visualized on the free HealthTap platform.
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