Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Red patch with shiny center glans

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Hi, a little over a week ago I noticed a inflamed red patch on my glans with a shiny depression in it. It feels like an abrasion, at first it was very dry with a tiny scab. The scab is gone  but the redness with the shiny depression is still there over a week later.
I had unprotected oral sex with a female I did not know on 12/17/14, I also has some rough masturbation not to long ago and some irritation from condom use around 2/6/15. So who knows? Hopefully you get the picture attached. I have been putting anti bacterial ointment on it twice a day for the last three days. It seems a little more like skin now not a dry patch. It has been feeling like a patch of raw skin for the past few days, especially the small shiny area.

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Mark,

So first of all don't treat abrasions with Neosporin, use hydrocortisone and the dry-patch when you're using the cream is to be expected-it will fall off on its own. Abrasion burns happen to everyone on Earth with sensitive skin. Try investing in a water or silicone based lubricant and if you have intercourse use lubricant with a barrier method. The lubricant alone makes a world of difference and you wont have as many problems! Let me know if you have follow-up.

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

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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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