Sexually Transmitted Diseases/penis spot

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Would a genital wart get smaller over a week and a half period? I noticed what looked like an irritated bump on my shaft and went to the doctor. He said it didn't look like a wart but to keep an eye on it. Over the last week or so the "bump" has become much less pronounced. I originally/still think this was a result from friction during sex. Right now, the skin has almost returned to normal color except the "spot" where the bump was is a lighter pink than the other skin and shines slightly in the light (im thinking its just new skin). Does this sound characteristic of friction burn? The abrasion is much harder to see now unless I shine my phone light on it.
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Kyle,

Warts don't shrink and certainly not over a week! They have to be burnt off by a laser beam, so I think you bothered by the almighty acne boil! Which nearly every person on Earth suffers from at one point or another. And to cut down on friction during sex I would recommend a quality water or silicone based lubricant to prevent irritation and inflammation-relation lesions in the future. Also, if you want your friction abrasions to heal faster in the future try a dab of hydrocortisone cream on the area a couple times a day over a few days! If you have follow-up let me know.

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.

Experience

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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