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Should one assume automatically that a rash near the genitals is STI or herpes?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Absolutely not!
Quite the opposite, actually; one should never jump to any conclusions about a genital rash without a thorough examination and testing.
Only a small fraction of the rashes i see in the genital area are sexually transmitted diseases. Almost any rash can occur just about anywhere - including the genital area.

In brief: Absolutely not!
Quite the opposite, actually; one should never jump to any conclusions about a genital rash without a thorough examination and testing.
Only a small fraction of the rashes i see in the genital area are sexually transmitted diseases. Almost any rash can occur just about anywhere - including the genital area.
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