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Shingles or herpes on scrotum, how to tell difference?

Shingles or herpes on scrotum, how to tell difference?

Probably heroes: I have never seen shingles on a scrotum in 35 years of practice. Shingles occur along nerve distribution usually along the ribs, face, and hip areas. You most likely have herpes. See your doctor to look at them and can get a heroes blood test ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Small red blood spec on scrotum, herpes?

Small red blood spec on scrotum, herpes?

Herpes simplex: Possible, but not likely. Need to see this to be sure. Show it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Protect sex two weeks ago. 2 linear marks between leg and scrotum for 10 days. No pus no crust and was painless. They are not visible today. Herpes?

Protect sex two weeks ago. 2 linear marks between leg and scrotum for 10 days. No pus no crust and was painless. They are not visible today. Herpes?

Still not herpes: This is virtually the same as another question a few days ago. Same answer: not herpes. Herpes would not cuase "linear marks", and herpes skin lesions cannot look pretty much the same for 10 days. By that time they would be mostly scabs and healing. Probably these marks have nothing to do with your recent sexual contact. See doctor if you remain concered about them. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more