Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Red spot on penis

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red spot on penis
red spot on penis  
I notice the red spots 2 days ago, the last time i had unprotected sex was 5 days ago, it's abit itchy at times and abit pain when i shower. The last time i had this spot is around the neck of the penis which i thought i over exert it and cause the skin tear but this time is on the top of the penis. I am 35 years of age and have never encounter this before. What is this and what are the cause of it? Will it pass to my partner?

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Jerel,

Just in case you've never been tested for HSV (herpes) type 1 or especially 2 in this case, make sure to get tested in about 4 weeks. What this really looks like however are epidermal abrasions causes by unprotected and unlubricated intercourse. Such lesions were caused from shearing of the skin from friction within whatever surface it rubbed against. It will take sometime to heal as yours are a bit worse than I normally see, but I recommend dabbing hydrocortisone on the wounds a couple times a day and making sure that if you do have intercourse in the future always use a water or silicone based lubricant. Please make sure to use a barrier methods until they're completely healed. Let me know if you have follow-up.

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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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