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prone to yeast infections, and this looks somewhat similar

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Firstly, I am going to be going to my Doctor to get checked out next week. I'm kind of just looking for some peace of mind here, because everything that I see online points to it NOT being anything serious. However, I can't help but worry.

I had unprotected sex with a girl about 2 months ago. When I asked, she said she was clean. About a month and a bit ago, I noticed a red bump on my penis head. I then noticed smaller, less noticeable red bumps all over my penis head.

These are painless, don't itch, with no other symptoms. I do notice that they get a little more noticeable after masturbation. I am prone to yeast infections, and this looks somewhat similar - although the prescription cream I have been given for yeast infections are having no effect.

Any possible idea what this could be? Obviously I am worried about Herpes, but as I said, all the information I've gathered suggests that it probably isn't.


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replied December 29th, 2016
Sexual Health - Men Answer A59892
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Bumps on penis are mostly benign and self resolving and due to masturbation. Avoid it, maintain good hygiene and don't pop poke or pick these bumps, these will self resolve.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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