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I had unprotected sex three weeks ago. Two weeks ago i had one large, painful, puss filled bump appear in my pubic region. Could this be herpes?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Skin Abscess

It's unlikely to be herpes.
Herpes tends to be a patch of vesicles that ooze clear secretions. It's most likely a skin infection if it's not on the shaft of the penis; that being said you should still get tested for stds.

In brief: Skin Abscess

It's unlikely to be herpes.
Herpes tends to be a patch of vesicles that ooze clear secretions. It's most likely a skin infection if it's not on the shaft of the penis; that being said you should still get tested for stds.
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