Sexually Transmitted Diseases/HPV questions


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Okay so lately I've been feeling an sortve itchy/irritated feeling around the head of my penis and there were a few "bumps" but j have no clue what they are and I wanted to know if it seems like herpes to you.. They don't hurt when I touch them and I even put alcohol on my penis to see if it would like sting or burn and it didn't.


Everyone on the planet has bumps on their body. 50% of all sexually active adults will get a non-cancerous form of HPV in their lifetime and nearly everyone on the planet has one of the 2 forms of HSV or herpes. However, your penis looks like burnished silver in this photo, so I'm going with a thumbs up for right now. And if you wanted to check for HPV in the future you would actually use VINEGAR not alcohol. You would apply vinegar to your skin for 30-60 seconds and if your skin turned WHITE then it would be a positive test for viral or cancerous tissue. However if it stayed its natural color then its A-OK.

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John Brice


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.


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

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*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

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*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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