Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Red spots on penis head

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Red spots
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Hi, about a week ago these spots appeared on the head of my penis. They aren't itchy or anything, hasn't been any puss either.
I was wondering what you think they might be, I can't seem to find anything similar on the internet. I have had like friction sores on possible the exact same areas a few times in the past 12 months and was wondering if that could be an infection of some kind from that?

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Hi Will,

I need a little more information from you other than they appeared "a week ago." What were you doing during that time? If it was from unprotected intercourse then it could be that you weren't using a silicone or water based lubricant and as a result of the sex you were literally shearing the skin from your glans right off during intercourse. This is why I recommend lubrication products, along with a barrier method, even during masturbation to prevent abrasions from happening. Typically they go away on their own and a little hydrocortisone cream can help speed up the process, but if I were you I would have them checked out by your primary care provider just to be on the safe side.

Cheers,

John

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Educated and certified in STI information, HIV and AIDS, and trained in comprehensive sex education for teens and young adults. Providing counseling in sexuality, sexual interests, and sexual orientations, pregnancy prevention, safer sex initiatives, and teaching health education seminars to adults ages 18-65 for the past 3 years. Serve underserved clients in homeless shelters, workplace readiness programs, and detention centers. Three term AmeriCorps domestic service volunteer and Peace Corps nominee for Health Service to Lesotho and Rwanda. Providing services to the GLBTQIA populations of which I am a member.

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3 years as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced) for 3 years and comprehensive sex educator for 3 years and parenting educator for 3 years. *North Carolina State Certified Emergency Medical Technician, #P083512 *Certified Health Education Specialist, #22589

Organizations
*American Public Health Association *National Commission on Health Education Credentialing

Publications
American Public Health Association, Student Assembly, Quarterly Newsletter 2012-2014

Education/Credentials
*Doctor of Education (candidate), K-12 Teacher Leadership; Capella University *Master of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Capella University *Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Concordia University-Portland *Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English; East Carolina University

Awards and Honors
Graduated with Distinction from Capella University AllExperts, Top Experts of 2014 (One and Multiple Categories)

Past/Present Clients
*Over 180 clients, lasting 30 sessions, in 5 locations during Florida service. *Over 150 clients, lasting 18 sessions, in 2 locations during South Carolina service.

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